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05-08-2013, 06:09 AM
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Originally Posted by Cake or Death View Post
If it hasn't been mentioned, it's worth noting that Boucher was credited with a retro Conn Smythe for the 1928 playoffs, which he honestly would have won in all likelihood had the award existed at that time. Being the only NYR center on this list who would be considered a playoff MVP chould/should be another point in his favor imho. More on the retro Smythe project here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Retroactive_Conn_Smythe
Nice find CoD! One minor nit about the bolded. Phil Watson is on our list of eligible centers and was retroactively awarded the Conn Smythe in 1939/40.

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