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11-02-2013, 11:58 AM
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Rank the 90s Power Wingers

On an all-time list, how do you rank:

Cam Neely
Brendan Shanahan
Rick Tocchet
Wendel Clark
Gary Roberts
Kevin Stevens

I'm gonna go with:

1. Shanahan
2. Neely
3. Stevens
4. Roberts
5. Clark
6. Tocchet

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11-02-2013, 11:59 AM
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For me it's:

1) Shanahan
2) Neely
3) Roberts
4) Stevens
5) Tocchet
6) Clark

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11-02-2013, 12:33 PM
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Seems more late 80s/early 90s than "1990s" to me, with no LeClair or Tkachuk

Anyway, I'd rank the guys listed

Shanahan
Neely
Stevens
Roberts
Tocchet
Clark

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11-02-2013, 12:53 PM
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career:

shanahan
neely
stevens
tocchet
roberts
clark


peak:

neely
stevens
shanahan
clark / tocchet (very hard to choose)
roberts


he'd squarely be on the bottom of both lists, but seems like kevin dineen deserves to be in the conversation given the timeframe of these guys' peaks and careers.

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11-02-2013, 02:46 PM
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I think the Power Forward epithet is a bit corny sometimes. Or at least it sounds a bit corny. Power Winger takes the cake though.

What's the criteria for a Power Winger? Can a small guy like Theo Fleury be considered a Power Winger or is he more like a pest?

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11-02-2013, 03:02 PM
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I think the Power Forward epithet is a bit corny sometimes. Or at least it sounds a bit corny. Power Winger takes the cake though.

What's the criteria for a Power Winger? Can a small guy like Theo Fleury be considered a Power Winger or is he more like a pest?
I used winger because I wanted to intentionally leave out guys like Lindros and Messier.

I know you like to complain around here but power forward is a pretty accepted term.

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11-02-2013, 03:23 PM
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I wasn't complainin' I only contemplated a bit around the criteria.

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Seems more late 80s/early 90s than "1990s" to me, with no LeClair or Tkachuk

Anyway, I'd rank the guys listed

Shanahan
Neely
Stevens
Roberts
Tocchet
Clark
agreeeeed

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11-02-2013, 04:58 PM
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I find the lack of Keith Tkachuk disturbing...

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If you're talking exclusively 90s then John LeClair ranks well ahead of Roberts, Clark, Tocchet and probably even Neely.

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If you're talking exclusively 90s then John LeClair ranks well ahead of Roberts, Clark, Tocchet and probably even Neely.
Depends how much you put weight on fighting skill when ranking classic power forwards. It was an integral part of their job during that era, especially early 90's. Not necessarily the fighting itself, but the aura of intimidation and that attitude of "not taking any crap from anybody" as an old school power forward should be able to handle sometimes even goons and enforcers if necessary.

1. Neely (the best goal scorer, the best hitter and a good, if not an excellent fighter)
2. Shanahan (a very good all-around)
3. Tocchet (a good goal scorer, a very good hitter, an excellent fighter)

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11-03-2013, 01:53 AM
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Peak:

Cam Neely
Kevin Stevens
Brendan Shanahan
Rick Tocchet
Wendel Clark
Gary Roberts


Career:

Shanahan
Neely
Tocchet
Roberts
Clark
Stevens

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Seems more late 80s/early 90s than "1990s" to me, with no LeClair or Tkachuk

Anyway, I'd rank the guys listed

Shanahan
Neely
Stevens
Roberts
Tocchet
Clark
Pretty much this although I might move Tochett up to 3rd maybe but I would need to take a closer look at it.

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11-03-2013, 09:40 AM
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shedding a tear remembering prime stevens and tocchet on the same team. damn you to hell rich pilon.

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