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09-01-2013, 06:46 PM
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Criminy, people really will debate anything, won't they?

Question for folks here: If Nicklas Lidstrom is not a generational talent, what OTHER term would y'all like to come up with for someone who dominated as thoroughly at his position as he did? "Generational-ish-but-not-Gretzky-level-because-it's-too-soon-for-rose-colored-hindsight-to-kick-in talent"?

Or is the objection that he didn't produce highlight reel material every period? (Or, IOW, he gets penalized for being so overwhelmingly good that he didn't NEED to be flashy...)

Remember - when you're a hockey fan, it's not "reckless driving", it's "good forechecking".
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