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Top 25 Power Forwards All-Time #4

View Poll Results: Best Power Forward #4
Rick Tocchet 3 5.56%
Dino Ciccarelli 0 0%
Todd Bertuzzi 2 3.70%
Kevin Stevens 0 0%
Brendan Shanahan 10 18.52%
Keith Tkachuk 0 0%
Wendel Clark 0 0%
Jarome Iginla 1 1.85%
Owen Nolan 1 1.85%
Jean Beliveau 6 11.11%
Mark Messier 11 20.37%
Bobby Clarke 2 3.70%
Phil Esposito 16 29.63%
Clark Gillies 0 0%
Other (Specify) 2 3.70%
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05-23-2005, 07:08 PM
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Top 25 Power Forwards All-Time #4

1. Gordie Howe - 62.71%
2. Cam Neely - 29.23%
3. Eric Lindros - 43.64%

Vote another to be added

Added this round: Owen Nolan

My vote for next round: Tim Kerr

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Went with Beliveau

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Went with Espo who I meant to pick last round

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Phil Esposito

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yeah, Esposito

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Espo was not a powerforward.

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Some of the guys listed weren't even power forwards. Espo was big and strong but not a power forward. His skill was more important then his strength and toughness. Real power forwards are guys whose #1 attribute is their strength/toughness and willingness to use it. The good ones have some skill to go with it. I never saw Beliveau play but I don't think he was your typical power forward. I don't think Clarke was a power forward either.

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Excuse Me

I've asked that question before... but since I'm still waiting... WHERE'S ROCKET RICHARD????

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I've asked that question before... but since I'm still waiting... WHERE'S ROCKET RICHARD????
He wasn't a power forward.

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He wasn't a power forward.
You can't be serious

Not only was he A power Foward but in his time he was probably THE power forward and he was definetly more of a Power Forward than several player listed above

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I agree that he was more of a power forward then some of the guys in this poll but IMO he wasn't a prototypical power forward. The Rockets game was based just as much on skill and speed as it was physical play. Even if Rocket hadn't been very strong he still would've been a star most likely.

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I'm gonna stop doing these polls

"Such and such is not a powerforward!"

too many differences. just not worth it.

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