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09-02-2013, 01:18 AM
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Originally Posted by RedWingsNow View Post
Me? I was never a big believer in Jagr.
Lots of skill, sure. But I'd take a Fedorov or a Forsberg type over a Jagr every day of the week
Yet Jagr was a Hart finalist 6 times to Fedorov's and Forsberg's 1 time each.

His 5 Art Ross trophies were more than Forsberg's and Fedorov's top 5 finishes in scoring.

Outside of Lemieux and Gretzky, the 90's-2005 era had 3 generational talents; Hasek, Lidstrom and Jagr.

So to answer the OP's question, yes Lidstrom is a generational talent.

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