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02-21-2013, 09:02 AM
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Originally Posted by VanIslander View Post
Opps. But he was on the Olympic tourney all-star team, wasn't he? The 2nd best dman in the world against the world's best, plus two 1st team all-star seasons in the NHl plus over 6 years of top-level pro hockey. Not quite all-time great worthy of remembrance fifty years from now compared to a few undrafted blueliners, but closer to it than 22-year-old Stammy.
I would still say that I dont that much of a difference between the picks, both players would quickly forgotten if they retired now although a 2 time maurice winner might be remembered more than a 2 time 1st AST defenceman which is basically as good as a 2nd AST center (both are second place no?).

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