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02-23-2013, 03:02 PM
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Originally Posted by thom View Post
To the kids on this web site who say Beliveau was a better player than Lafleur is a joke.Lafleur was a much better player than Jean.Lafleur led the team in assists 8 times led the team in scoring 8 times.Would have had 8 or 9 100 pts seasons if not for injuries.People like Howie Meeker who saw and played against Richard and Beleiveau says Lafleur was by far better.Many journalists in Quebec say Lafleur was the best.Lafleur was so far better than his teamates that its a joke to compare.So children go back and have some fun again
Thing about Lafleur though is it's six seasons. He's brilliant for six seasons and then injuries, age, Lemaire and smoking catch up to him.

Lafleur was a hell of a player though.

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