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02-10-2013, 04:03 PM
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Originally Posted by Ogopogo View Post
The reality is, Canuck fans expected Messier to ride in on his stallion and win a Stanley Cup in Vancouver. The guy was 36 when he got there, he was too old to repeat 1994 and Canuck fans hate him for it. It's like Chicago fans calling Bobby Orr crap or Hartford fans calling Bobby Hull crap.
That ignores a lot of the hoopla that occurred when Messier came to Vancouver (that didn't happen in the Orr or Hull cases).

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