How so? I think that a clutch player needs to be able to raise his game in a critical situation, not just pot a few goals in close games. I think of Claude Lemieux as a clutch player, because when push came to shove, he rose his game to another level, something Gelinas didn't do, no matter how many series winning goals he scored.
Talking of "clutch players" you really ommitted john madden,joe nueindyk(bad spelling)to think of a couple.The most famous clutch scorer of all-time (although
only for one tournament) was Paul Henderson.
Well, the ballots have all been counted and it seems there's plenty of faith in Super Mario when the games on the line. I was a bit suprised to see no love for a guy like Robitaille- shows the quality of the competition.
As always, your responses were intelligent and well thought out.