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09-19-2013, 06:26 PM
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Originally Posted by VanIslander View Post
He played in 11 Stanley Cup challenges and was the best player clearly at the highest level of competition, averaging three goals a a game over it all.
Almost none of his stanley cup games were at the "highest level of competition"; they were against weak challengers.

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Only career length keeps him apart from the Taylor and Nighbor level of all-time appreciation.
And also, being anywhere near as good as Taylor offensively or Nighbor defensively.

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