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01-01-2013, 04:24 PM
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Originally Posted by eva unit zero View Post
It's because people are voting based on "peak/prime" because it wasn't specified.

And in a poll of peak/prime, that group should win; it has three of the ten best players ever.
Who's in the top 10 players of all time? Steve Yzerman? Surely you jest. He can't hold a jockstrap to the likes of Beliveau or Howe, he isn't even one of the 10 best players at his own position.

And on top of that the 90's Red Wings weren't in their primes at the same time. If we're going by primes I'll take the Avs trio over them without much thinking since I'd always take Sakic over Yzerman, Bourque easily over Lidstrom and Roy easily over Hasek and that line of thinking (basing your vote on primes without taking into account when their prime seasons took place) would be quite ridiculous.

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