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03-23-2013, 09:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Hardyvan123 View Post
Sure players were trying but defenses weren't working as hard and there were many "easier nights" back then too.

You are right with the 3 more recent guys you mentioned but on the other side the game is way more over coached and "defensive" in every sense of the word game in game out in the NHL post lockout compared to the 80's

People see the differences in basketball with the high scoring 70's compared to today, why is it so hard to acknowledge those differences in hockey?

Just ask players who played back then, Ray Ferraro has confirmed this on radio more than once and he isn't the only guy.
Atta girl, quote Ray Ferraro

If it was so easy back then why didn't Mr. Ferraro pot 70 or even 80 goals a season?

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