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07-09-2013, 04:00 PM
Darth Yoda
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Originally Posted by Sentinel View Post
A bloody shame about Makarov. An argument can be made that he was one of top 3 wingers of the 80s. And, of course, to me he is the best Russian player of all time. Led the Soviet league nine times in scoring, three time MVP. Shame.
Yeah. As far as i can tell russian hockey of the eighties was roughly as good as during the earlier generation, and no-one there dominated the league like he did. Perhaps there was a few more stars during the seventies i dont know, but i cant believe that Makarov, Krutov, Larionov, Fetisov and Kasatonov were worse than Kharlamov and the bunch, at their respective rank amongst them.

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