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09-02-2013, 10:33 AM
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Originally Posted by Epsilon View Post
Setting aside the vacuousness of the "generational talent/player" designations to begin with, a lot of the answer to this question ultimately comes down to what one considers a "talent". Lidstrom had one of the highest hockey IQs of all-time, maybe the single best in the period between Gretzky (previous "generation") and Crosby (subsequent 'generation"). Is that a "talent", or does "talent" really mean "physical talent"?
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Setting aside the vacuousness of the "generational talent/player" designations to begin with
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Lidstrom had one of the highest hockey IQs of all-time

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