Most underrated hockey players of all time
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02-01-2013, 04:41 PM
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Dave Andreychuk is heavily underrated. His ability in front of the net in his prime put Holmstrom to shame.
The fact that he scored 640 goals over his career and still isn't in the hall is staggering.
In defense of the Hall, though, the number of HoF eligible players from the last 7 or 8 seasons that deserved to make it far outweights the number of possible inductees over that period of time, though I still think that the mix-up in 2010 where only Ciccarelli, Granato and Angela James were selected (supposedly the voters thought they could still only vote for/induct 4 players total, not 4 males and 2 females as is the actual rule) is also partly to blame.
Andreychuk should not be in the hall. But he will be inducted in the next few years thanks to Gartner, Ciccerelli, Nieuwendyk and other questionable inductions.
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