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03-24-2013, 11:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Ohashi_Jouzu View Post
No, THIS is hilarious. Modano, who never received a single Selke vote during the 90s before the Gainey to Hitchcock changeover, and even then relatively rarely even figured in the top 10 in Selke voting... better defensively than those two, and just as good as Yzerman? I understand it's your opinion, or whatnot, but how would you actually substantiate that claim?

*grabs popcorn*
Modano during the the deadpuck era, 1997-2003 was better defensively than either of the avs stars and just as good as yzerman, this is based on watching him play all of those years, no explanation needed. He was as close to fedorov-gilmour as you'll get. A clear notch above sakic-forsberg.

Selke voting is based on how many points you score while being good defensively, unless you think 2001 sakic was actually better defensively than 97-2001 modano, lol.

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