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01-01-2014, 01:53 AM
Morgoth Bauglir
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Originally Posted by Hardyvan123 View Post
The truth of the matter is that goaltending at the very least was on a different level in the 80's, just look at the video and defensive systems weren't as good as preventing goals as they would be in the mid 90's and beyond, yet some people deny these changes or claim there is less talent which has almost zero evidence to back up that position.

Just go watch a major junior hockey game and watch the skating then go back to an early 80's NHL game and see the difference, or really lack of it for the most part.
I have a better idea. Why don't don't you go put on a pair of skates from the '80s and skate a 90 second shift in them and get back to us and tell us how you skated just as fast as you did in a contemporary pair of skates for a 45 second shift. I'm all ears.

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