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02-23-2013, 01:40 PM
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Originally Posted by Sturminator View Post
I've got Hawerchuk and Perreault in the same tier of centers, and it's a pretty widely dispersed group in terms of draft position, going all the way down to Barry and Thornton. Perreault's perceived superiority to the other centers in his peer group is most likely a persistent artifact of the awful THN Top-100 list, which was one of the cornerstones of the ATD back in the stone age.
Perreault was the most talented of all of them.

Just ask New York Rangers fans how they like Rick Nash at the moment , it's not because of his productivity per say , it's because he's dangerous and dominating everytime he enters the offensive zone , even if he doesn't score.That can be tiring for the other team and make them nervous , even if that domination doesn't always translate to goals.I think the same was true with Perreault on a higher level.

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