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Adam Larsson vs Ryan McDonagh

View Poll Results: Who would you rather have moving forward and why?
Adam Larsson 107 56.32%
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11-24-2012, 06:08 PM
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Martin Brodeur pad size:
Length: 37 in
Width: Top: About 10 1/4 to 10 1/2 inches. Bottom: 11 inches (which is the max allowed)

I believe Lundqvist uses the max width all around and with the new rule that actually uses your height to determine the max pad length, he only had to trim off a half an inch. So for Lundqvist's height, he uses the max allowed.

Whoa those are some massive pads compared to Brodeur.

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11-24-2012, 06:21 PM
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Except Brodeur didn't wear the smallest pads his entire career, so you don't know what the **** you're talking about.

If Brodeur is using bigger pads because he's "alot slower," shouldn't that mean he's using skill he doesn't have anymore to win? Yet apparently he can do that, but Lundqvist can't. Great logic.
fisrtly, broduer has used the smallest pads in the league for most of his career. and compared to his speed when he was 25 he is alot slower. hes 40 years old and is still using smaller pads then lundqvist. so he still has more skill then lundqvist will ever have. so yea it is great logic.

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11-24-2012, 06:24 PM
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11-24-2012, 06:27 PM
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Useless records like wins, shutouts and GAA. Compare him to his peers and you see that Brodeur's greatest asset was consistency, rather than being exceptional.

http://www.habseyesontheprize.com/20...y-vs-his-peers
I'd say having the 2nd most Vezina trophies since 1982 (before then it was what the Jennings trophy is now, so it was easy for goalies in dynasties to win it constantly) suggests he has been consistently exceptional.

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11-24-2012, 06:29 PM
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fisrtly, broduer has used the smallest pads in the league for most of his career. and compared to his speed when he was 25 he is alot slower. hes 40 years old and is still using smaller pads then lundqvist. so he still has more skill then lundqvist will ever have. so yea it is great logic.
Alright, that's just nonsense. Congratulations for making the most ridiculous post of the day.

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11-24-2012, 06:29 PM
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Alright, that's just nonsense. Congratulations for making the most ridiculous post of the day.
He took my title

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11-24-2012, 06:35 PM
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Speaking of Brodeur, he just gave up 4 goals on 7 shots in the OP Hattrick game

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11-24-2012, 06:45 PM
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i give lundy credit, hes better then marty now. but what marty is doing at this age lundy wont be doing when he reaches 40.


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11-24-2012, 06:45 PM
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Speaking of Brodeur, he just gave up 4 goals on 7 shots in the OP Hattrick game
Omg! I forget, how did Brodeur do against the Rangers in the playoffs? It all seems so long ago.

It's a charity game dude

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11-24-2012, 06:46 PM
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Omg! I forget, how did Brodeur do against the Rangers in the playoffs? It all seems so long ago.

It's a charity game dude
I just find it funny that he's getting racked up as we're having this discussion.

BTW Lundqvist has stopped all 23 shots

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i give lundy credit, hes better then marty now. but what marty is doing at this age lundy wont be doing when he reaches 40.

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i give lundy credit, hes better then marty. but what marty is doing at this age lundy wont be doing when he reaches 40.
Well that you never know. If Lundqvist doesn't win a Cup by then, I think he will try his hardest to stay on his A game to win a Cup. Right now, Brodeur doesn't really have anything to play for, just for icing on the cake.

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Well that you never know. If Lundqvist doesn't win a Cup by then, I think he will try his hardest to stay on his A game to win a Cup. Right now, Brodeur doesn't really have anything to play for, just for icing on the cake.
He sure does like cake.

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11-24-2012, 06:52 PM
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He sure does like cake.
Here are the classic "Marty is fat" jokes. How does it feel to lose to an old, fat adulterer? I know I'd be pissed too

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Here are the classic "Marty is fat" jokes. How does it feel to lose to an old, fat adulterer? I know I'd be pissed too
Remember when you lost a playoff series to a Queen with giant pads? It's a similar feeling.

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Remember when you lost a playoff series to a Queen with giant pads? It's a similar feeling.
If I can barely remember May, how the bleep am I supposed to remember 4 years ago! (Sarcasm)

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11-24-2012, 07:01 PM
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You obviously weren't paying attention if you try to use the Devils making the finals are an argument for Larsson.

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You obviously weren't paying attention if you try to use the Devils making the finals are an argument for Larsson.
I don't believe anyone has

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Well that you never know. If Lundqvist doesn't win a Cup by then, I think he will try his hardest to stay on his A game to win a Cup. Right now, Brodeur doesn't really have anything to play for, just for icing on the cake.
ill agree with that. but i wouldnt say marty isnt playing for anything. he loves the game. i think everyone wants to win a cup. sure hes basically padding stats but he also wants to go out with a bang these next 2 years (1 year if the lockout doesnt end.) but i could see lundy playin at an old age. definitley if he hasnt won a cup by then like u said.

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You obviously weren't paying attention if you try to use the Devils making the finals are an argument for Larsson.
Larsson???

Oh right, Larsson!! Damn.


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11-24-2012, 09:10 PM
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i give lundy credit, hes better then marty now. but what marty is doing at this age lundy wont be doing when he reaches 40.
how do you know this?


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Mcdonagh is already close to peak IMO, and Canucks have Hamhuis as a shutdown dman already, so I'd take Larsson... I bet him and Edler would be killer together.. ultimate TWD combo

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Mcdonagh is already close to peak IMO, and Canucks have Hamhuis as a shutdown dman already, so I'd take Larsson... I bet him and Edler would be killer together.. ultimate TWD combo
How???? He's 23 ...

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11-24-2012, 10:58 PM
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I'd be okay saying Mcdonagh as of now. I do expect Larsson to take that spot though sooner than later.

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Now: McDonagh, not particularly close.

Future: I think McD will be one of the top shutdown D in the league for a long time. Larsson has the potential to be great on both sides of the puck, which I don't see quite as much in McD. I'll take either, just depends on if you want an elite one-way player or great two-way.

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Okay. That article about pad size changes states that at the time, Bordeur was using 35s, and because of his size (6'2) the maximum is 37. He now uses 37, the maximum a goalie of his size can use. Lundqvist is 6'1, meaning that he is shorter than Bordeur, making it most likely that his maximum pad size is also smaller than Brodeur's. if Brodeur is using the maximum allowed for him, how could Lundqvist's pad be bigger?

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