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06-14-2013, 04:17 PM
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Originally Posted by stan the caddy View Post
Hasek is arguably the greatest goalie that ever played and he didn't win squat until he was paired up with an all star team. Hockey is a team game. Individual players don't win cups. I'm not buying the "Lundqvist drags his team to the playoffs and Stamkos doesn't" argument. There's other variables.

Stamkos is one of the best players in the league and he's only 23. If you polled the gms every one of them is going to take a 23 year old Stamkos over a 31 year old Lundqvist.
You just said it, indivisuals don't win Cups. A team with Hank overachieves, yet a team with a player like Stamkos can end up worst in the league.

But yes, Stamkos is younger.

Thankfully NONE of this actually matters.

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