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View Poll Results: Which generation is better?
1990-2005 : Fedorov/Bure/Mogilny and co 11 64.71%
2005-present : Malkin/Ovechkin/Kovalchuk and co 6 35.29%
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06-13-2014, 01:45 PM
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Paxton Fettel
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Which generation is better?

I was just wondering, if you had to send a team to the final of a best on best to face the best Canadian players, who would you send?

1990-2005 generation : Fedorov, Mogilny, Zhamnov, Bure brothers, Kovalev, Kamensky, Yashin, Zubov, Konstantinov, Gonchar, Kravchuk etc.

2005-present generation : Ovechkin, Malkin, Datsyuk, Kovalchuk, Radulov, Semin, A. Markov, Volchenkov, etc.

I'm pretty sure which generation will win this battle but I wonder what the gap will be.

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The 90's teams had FAR better blue-liners.

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If the question is who's better, then probably 1990's generation, especially the blueliners, but if we're asking who would I send for the final game, then probably the 2005's players. The main reason is that I doubt that 1990s would have the right team spirit (Fedorov anb Bure weren't the best friends, you know) and also the right attitude towards NT - a lot of guys from that list weren't really too enthusiastic about it. So that's why my vote went to to 2005s.

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06-17-2014, 06:25 AM
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The answer is always Pavel Bure

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The older team is far more balanced. That is my choice.

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The 1990-2005 team was largely Soviet developed and trained, and the training regimen they went through was far superior to what the more recent players have experienced.

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The post-lockout generation is a generation of overhyped chokers. The only aspect of the game where they have an edge is goaltending.

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