Top Ten Canucks Defensemen - #3
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12-28-2012, 02:37 PM
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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.
Ohlund increased his point totals by quite a bit in the playoffs and is fourth all time on the Canucks in overtime goals. He absolutely carried the team on his shoulders. Jovo had great offensive talent but was good for one major gaffe per game and was sitting in the penalty box in OT when we lost to Calgary the last time we met in the playoffs.
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