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09-23-2013, 03:29 PM
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Originally Posted by molsonmuscle360 View Post
Have you watched those games? I used to go to them live with my dad every night, and Cement Head and Brown were both pretty useless hockey players. The thing about Wayne Gretzky is a 12 year old could ice up next to him and look good out there. People used to say around Edmonton that the Oilers would often be playing 5 on 4 1/2 when Semenko was on the ice with Gretzky. Because he wasn't really doing anything other than roaming around the ice glaring at anyone that looked at Gretz funny.
I guess I had a different perspective because I saw Gretzky play in Quebec City and Semenko scored two goals and was the first star.
He wasn't a great player but in comparison to players like John Scott and SMac he looked decent.
And then you had enforcers like Bob Probert who could intimidate and still play hockey.

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