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Guy Carbonneau vs. Claude Provost

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07-17-2014, 08:16 PM
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Guy Carbonneau vs. Claude Provost

Both were more known for their defensive prowess than their offence. There's been arguments that both should be in the HOF.

Who's greater?

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07-17-2014, 10:14 PM
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Provost's numbers sure look more impressive, relative to the era. He might have snatched a few Selkes too if the award existed at the time.

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07-18-2014, 08:17 AM
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Give me Guy Carbonneau.

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07-18-2014, 09:35 AM
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I know what Bobby Hull's answer would be.

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07-18-2014, 11:39 AM
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Carbonneau. More responsibility as a center, and one of the best ever in the dot, and I think he was more important than Provost relative to the respective Habs teams they were on.

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Originally Posted by kmad View Post
I know what Bobby Hull's answer would be.
Ya, Provost for sure followed by Rejean Houle.

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07-19-2014, 01:22 AM
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I prefer Provost but wouldn't be upset to see either in the HOF. It should be noted, though, that I'd put all Habs from the sixties and seventies in the Hall.

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07-20-2014, 02:17 AM
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I remember when I had Claude Provost on my ATD team and got killed by Eaglebelfour who previously owned him.I'm not sure what he said, but I think it had to do with how little his defensive value overlapped with his offensive value (or something like that).I'm rusty so I forgot all the details now.

I would choose Carbonneau, great defensive center, good captain, great winner.Carbonneau was spectacular in his defensive abilities.

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