Top Ten Canucks Defensemen - #3
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12-28-2012, 01:35 PM
Join Date: Jan 2007
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Having not watched Lumme, I will just compare Ohlund and Jovo. To em Jovo was the better player, it is close
but I give the edge to Jovo in that he could will the team to a victory. Ohlund, while being a steady presence and very good at every aspect of the game, did not have the ability to pick up the game on his shoulders and will his team to victory.
Jovo could do this, and did do this on a consistent basis over his career with the Canucks. That is why I rank Jovo higher, but just slightly.
Remember the last year Jovo was on the team - who was in the penalty box when Calgary scored that OT series winning goal (worse, it was a needless penalty).
Bieksa has done more to help the Canucks advance in the post-season.
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