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Old 01-28-2013, 08:08 PM   #36
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Default Re: Any NHL fans? Teach me hockey.

Originally Posted by hateraid
-How would the KHL compare to NHL? Euroleague to NBA?

I'd say more CFL to NFL considering the size of the ice

-What are the GOAT players in NHL history?

It would have to be between Gretzky or Lemuiex. Gretzky holds the most records but Lemeuix was the better all around Phisycal talent, he just had health issues.
Bobby Orr is considered by many hardcore hockey heads as being an innovator at the defensive position.
Gordie Howe had the longevity and held many records until Gretzky broke them.
Partick Roy is considered the greatest Goalie who ever lived, but Marty may surpass that.
I'd give the nod to Gretzky for the fact he had more assists than any other player had points. That and he's the record holder for athlete who holds the most records

-Current players that are all-time greats?

Besides the obvious with Crosby, Malkin, and Ovechkin, the ones who have cemented a HOF career:

Martin Broduer
Jerome Iginla
Daniel Alfredsson
Chris Pronger
Joe Throton
Marian Hossa

-Most/least successful franchises?

Most: Detroit Red Wings, Montreal Canadiens
Least: Winnipeg/Pheonix, Toronto

-Top 10 players and their teams today?

1- Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins
2- Evgeny Malkin, Pittsburgh Penguins
3- Steve Stamkos, Tampa Bay Lightning
4- Henry Lunqvist, NY Rangers
5- Daniel Sedin, Vancouver Canucks
6- Henrik Sedin, Vancouver Canucks
7- Claude Giroux, Philadelphia Flyers
8- Zdeno Chara, Boston Bruins
9- Shea Weber, Nashville Predators
10- Alexandre Ovechkin, Washington Capitals

Honorable: Eric Staal, Rick Nash, Marian Goborik, Drew Doubty, Pekka Rinne, Jonathan Quick, Zak Parise, Pavel Datsyuk, Jonathan Toews

-If the OT/shootout breaks a tie then why does the team record have a x-y-z format?

1 point for tie in regualation, etra point for OT win or SO win.
Jagr is also a Hall of Famer
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