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And here's the really big question; how does Goring compare to Messier? Thinking about it critically. What if Gretzky's never traded, and Messier stays in Edmonton with him for the length of their careers. No 1990 or 1992 Harts for Messier.

Goring was basically a slightly less talented Messier who never had the opportunity to break out as a 1C.
There were some people already calling Messier the "best all-round player in the world" at the time of the 1987 Canada Cup.

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