ATD 2013 Draft Draft Thread IV
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02-16-2013, 01:01 PM
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Orillia, Ontario
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The 2nd in '68 may be before Orr became WTF good, but Orr was by far the best d-man in the league and Green was his partner. '65, I don't know. He did fall behind superior defensive defensemen like Horton, Laperriere, Brewer and Howell. So we can safely say he wasn't in their league defensively.
I didn't say Green was better than Orr in 1968, I said he outscored him.
As far as falling behind those guys defensively, I agree. However, how does he rank with them as an overall defenseman?
But the original comment was that he became a high end defensive defenceman latter in his career, which I would stand beside.
The original comment said nothing about defensive play - it said he was "a better defenseman" before the injury.
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