Yzerman vs Sakic
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02-11-2013, 12:07 AM
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Redford, MI
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There really is no argument for having Sakic or Yzerman over Messier.
Yzerman was probably the worst captain in the league before Bowman got a hold of him..and he was not liked at all at the start by Bowman.
There is a classic tale where Bowman suggested to Red Wings owner Mike Illitch that the Red Wings trade Yzerman and use the money saved to get the Detroit Tigers a good starting pitcher.
Sakic a great player of course I have him slightly ahead of Yzerman but there is no question they are both a tier below Messier.
What a load of absolute ********. Calling Yzerman one of the worst captsins prior tl Bowman is revisonest amd baseleds. Here let me play the game too; Sakic was a terrible captain prior to Forsberg and Roy coming along.
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