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02-20-2004, 08:20 PM
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Without question the most revolutionary winger in Canucks history is Jarkko Ruutu. the first player to introduce the full-full-full, half twister,spread to diving. Simply breathtaking
Sorry but Bill Barber of the flyers is the "master of the dive" even Gregg Louganis takes a back seat to him.

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How about Bjore Salming? He may not have changed his position but he opened the doors to European players.


Borje was one of the first European stars, but I think there were other European players before him.

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Does Forsberg warrant any attention for being the first spleenless player to win the Art Ross?

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Does Forsberg warrant any attention for being the first spleenless player to win the Art Ross?
Let's not forget about Nikolai Borschevsky who paved the way for spleenless players. He didn't win the Art Ross be he raised the level of play among spleenless players to the point where Forsberg's dreams seemed attainable.

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Without question the most revolutionary winger in Canucks history is Jarkko Ruutu. the first player to introduce the full-full-full, half twister,spread to diving. Simply breathtaking

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