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02-27-2013, 11:26 PM
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Pierre Turgeon

Sorry for invading your board , but was looking for some perspective on Turgeon.

I recall Turgeon in Montreal has producing at a good rate yet still leaving no impression at all on the fanbase , how did you guys who actually watched him play remember him?


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02-28-2013, 12:32 AM
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I was just a kid when Turgeon was a Sabre and was crushed when he was traded. I still think it was a mistake to trade him, he was part of a good bunch including Mogilny and Ray Sheppard that were just fun to watch. I remember he was overly hyped as a rookie with comparisons to Gretzky, but in that pre-internet age, there just wasn't alot of news about him. His personality didn't match his talent I guess, or maybe it was playing in the same era as Mario and Gretzky. Maybe because he came in to replace Perrault.

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02-28-2013, 03:21 AM
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Great pro career.

I still would have selected Shanahan or Sakic over him. Hall of Fame careers here (wait Shanahan).

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02-28-2013, 07:20 AM
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enjoyed watching him play.

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02-28-2013, 10:26 AM
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My all-time favorite sabre. I remember when the bus driver told me that we traded him, I immediately started crying. I bet the bus driver didn't see that reaction coming.

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02-28-2013, 10:34 AM
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Lafontaine was better and that trade was great for Buffalo.

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