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09-09-2013, 02:12 PM
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Originally Posted by Big Phil View Post
Still go with Beliveau, as I did in 2012. No disrespect to Hull, but with Beliveau the serious question we should ask is what couldn't this guy do, and in what part of his game was just "good"?

Skating, passing, scoring, leadership, playoff resume, defensive play, clutch play, elevating his teammates' play

Very much like a perfect hockey player.
Yeah, I also view him as basically the prototype for top line center.

Like, I'm sure if you asked a GM to give a vague description of what they want their first line center to be (other than cheeky responses like "Wayne Gretzky"), most would want him to be a big, rangy, intelligent two-way guy who could skate, pass and shoot.

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