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09-02-2013, 12:36 PM
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Originally Posted by reckoning View Post
...But by the same standard, put Gretzky in today's game (assuming he has the same training and conditioning advantages available to him that today's players do) and I think he wins every post-lockout scoring title. Not as many points as he had in the 80s, but more than anyone else. If anything, his game would benefit from the allowing of two-line passes.
Agreed. I've seen posts here at HF saying Gretzky and Lemieux couldn't compete in the post-2006 NHL. I doubt players who played against them and retired after Lemieux would agree with this theory. If someone has quotes from guys such as Hasek, Lidstrom, Jagr, Sakic, Brodeur, Chelios, Forsberg, etc. proving me wrong I'd love to see them.

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