And we are 'shocked' by ESPN HOCKEY lists......why, exactly?? We are talking about a company/network that stopped caring about the NHL product a long time ago. Honestly, the ONLY thing I look to ESPN for is for up-to-date standings on their website (they are still one of the quickest to update game by game) and to have their real time scoreboards in the background if I am watching a game or doing something on the pc while a game is going on. Their articles, for the most part, pedestrian at
How do you think they would fare in todays game? Personally, I think Lemieux and Gretzky would still be leading the NHL in points today. Because a 37 year old Gretzky in 1997 still had 90 points. There is even more proof Lemieux would dominate todays NHL. A 37 year old Lemieux in 2002 still had 91 points in 67 games. Also, Jagr was still able to score 123 points in 2005 as a 34 year old and we all know Lemieux and Gretzky are clearly superior to Jagr. Although i dont know how Howe or Orr would
I have no doubt Gretzky and Lemieux would be leading the NHL in points. Uh. Gretzky with no red line? Ugh. Just Ugh. That man could thread a needle with a puck. And that is physically impossible. We saw what Lemieux could do as an old man while giving guys piggybacks during clutch and grab mayhem. No idea about the others since they were before my time. Buy videos I have seen of Orr and the way everyone talks about him indicate he was probably the best player ever to lace them up, and good
ESPN and hockey... Orr changed the game. period. Still the only defenceman in history to win a scoring title. And he did it while actually playing some defence. +124 IN ONE SEASON. The guy flat out dominated. He was MVP of the 76 Canada Cup on one leg.