Pavel Bure vs Mats Sundin
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01-04-2013, 01:26 PM
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Regina, SK
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A guy who could consistently pot 30+ goals. How do his goalscoring percentages alone compare to the league leaders?
Besides, how about Neely's points and goals percentages? I wouldn't be surprised if it was much closer to the Bure vs. Sundin situation now (using Lindros might've been aiming too high).
I don't care about goals percentages so I don't track them. Points are so much more important than goals.
You're right that Neely would be closer to Gartner, but there is much more to that comparison:
- Neely did literally everything else better (besides skate)
- Neely had some epic playoff production, Gartner's was horrible
- On a per-game basis Neely was clearly a better producer even if raw seasonal totals don't always show it (and yes, it does matter who was actually better when on the ice)
- Neely impacted the game in a bigger way, Gartner did not
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