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09-01-2013, 06:53 PM
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Originally Posted by JGalt View Post
Lidstrom was elite for a ridiculously long time, but I'm not sure he ever had the unique qualities or separation from his peers to be what I'd call a generational talent. Just in his immediate peers I'd say Pronger, despite obviously having a lesser career, comes closer to my definition of a generational talent.
Why? Because he showed up in highlight reels more often? Because folks were more willing to promote the name of a Good Ol' Canadian Boy than some Euro?

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