Butch Goring: if Elias gets in HHOF, so should he.
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02-23-2013, 09:13 PM
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I've said all along that stats are half the battle, if only half the battle. They do matter and in Elias' case I was simply showing that from a statistical point of view he shares company with several players who better him in this category that we never think are making the HHOF.
The point is, even if their stats were even (which they aren't) then the next,t piece to look at was how responsible they were for those stats. How often were they the catalyst for their line? In the cases of these two players, the answers are "always" and "never". They are worlds apart.
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