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03-27-2013, 12:36 AM
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Originally Posted by eva unit zero View Post
You don't think it's an interesting coincidence that Gilmour has what are easily his two best seasons offensively, fueled largely by PP offense (his ES offense was not terribly different to what he had been putting up before), when he gets the league's best PP specialist added to his wing?

As it stands right now, on March 27th, 2013?

Without further revision, it is these players who played all or part of their career post-1980 ranked above Fedorov:
Gretzky, Lemieux, Yzerman, Hasek, Jagr, Lidstrom, Bourque, Roy, Sakic, Fetisov, Potvin, Robinson, Bossy, Clarke, Trottier, Messier, Chelios, Park.
No shame in being behind those guys but I think there can be a case for Fedorov over the 2 in bold and maybe Fetisov too but it's hard comparing different positions.

The first few post-1980 players behind Fedorov are:
Forsberg, Makarov, Lafleur, Kurri, Coffey, Dionne, Ovechkin, Crosby, Larionov
Here it gets really tricky, Crosby and AO are still too young in their careers and I'm not a huge Coffey fan but all of the other guys have some really strong resumes.

I personally have Forsberg and Feds really close somewhere in the top 20 all time for Centers and both ahead of Clarke.

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