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NHL, all time team.

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posted on Dec, 18 2007 @ 08:41 PM
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I've got mine. Can you beat it? 23 player total. The usual is 4 forward lines, 3 defensive pairing, 2 goalies, 3 extras and a coach. Players must play their positions. No moving someone from RW to LW or a winger to center and vice versa.

Forwards:

Bobby Hull Wayne Gretzky Guy Laflear

Frank Mahovlich Gilbert Perreault Alex Mogilny

Paul Henderson Henri Richard Yvan Cornoyer

The Crush line:

Dave Schultz Mark Messier Gordie Howe

Defense:

Bobby Orr Denis Potvin

Larry Robinson Serge Savard

Borje Salming Ray Borque

Goalies:

Martin Brodeur

Pat Roy

Now the "any 3". Those that didn't fit because their position was full, or those you just want:

Maurice Richard
Mario Lemieux
Jerome Iginla

Coach:

Scotty Bowman

Whatcha got?




posted on Dec, 20 2007 @ 09:29 AM
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Super Mario is one of the top 5 players of all-time, and certainly better than some of the other centers you have listed. I'd also pick Niklas Lidstrom as one of my defenders because of his years upon years of offensive ability and stellar +/- numbers. Other than that I'd have to do more research, but both of those guys are deserving.



posted on Dec, 28 2007 @ 09:05 PM
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Is it safe to just say the 2002 Detroit Redwings?



posted on Feb, 6 2008 @ 03:54 AM
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Forwards:

Bobby Hull Wayne Gretzky Pavel Bure

Luc Robitaille Mark Messier Maurice Richard

Brendan Shanahan Mario Lemieux Gordie Howe

The Crush line:

Wendel Clark Eric Lindros Cam Neely

Defense:

Bobby Orr Paul Coffey

Ray Borque Nicklas Lidstrom

Denis Potvin Chris Pronger

Goalies:

Martin Brodeur (remember curtis joseph in the olympics...what joke, thank god we had marty)

Patrick Roy (roy or marty the only difference is patty roy drinks and hits his wife)

Now the "any 3". Those that didn't fit because their position was full, or those you just want:

Peter Forsberg
Joe Sakic
Jaromir Jagr

Coach:

Scotty Bowman
(i hate the wings, but this guy won 9 cups lol)



posted on Feb, 20 2008 @ 11:50 PM
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Intrepid, are you Canadian? How do you put Paul Henderson, Mogilny, Schultz (!?!?), ahead of The Rocket or Mario? You're insane, man.
Alright, these types of threads are very subjective. But that is no excuse for going off the deep end. Let's put some thought into this.

I base my list on scoring prowess, longevity, overall achievements. I also take into account the era that they played in when it comes to statistics.

Three Centers
Wayne Gretzky
Mario Lemieux
Marcel Dionne - The third best centerman of all time
Honourable mention: Steve Yzerman, Ron Francis, Mark Messier

Three Left Wingers
Frank Mahovlich
Bobby Hull
Ted Lindsay
Honourable mention: Luc Robitaille, Steve Shutt, Bob Gainey

Three Right Wingers
Gordie Howe
Maurice "The Rocket" Richard
Mike Bossy
Honourable mention: Guy Lafleur, Lanny McDonald, Jaromir Jagr

Six Defencemen
Bobby Orr
Paul Coffey
Denis Potvin
Ray Bourque
Larry Robinson
Nicklas Lidstrom
Honourable mention: Serge Savard, Brad Park, Scott Stevens

Two Goalies
Jacques Plante
Terry Sawchuck
Honourable mention: Patrick Roy, Bernie Parent, Martin Brodeur

Coach
Toe Blake
Honourable mention: Scotty Bowman

Obviously, I've had to leave numerous Hall of Famers off this list due to the restriction of having to play their position. My apologies especially to Bryan Trottier, Phil Esposito and Stan Mikita. Plus, I may have forgotten someone who deserves to be on the list. Again, my apologies.

[edit on 20-2-2008 by TheComte]



posted on Jul, 1 2008 @ 09:29 PM
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Line One:

LW-Bobby Hull (Born to Excellence)
C- Wayne Gretzky (The Greatest One)
RW- Gordie Howe (Un-Wavering Dominance)

Line Two:

LW- Frank Mahovlich (Prominence in every game)
C- Mario Lemieux (Could have been the greatest ever?)
RW- Mike Bossy (The classiest player alive)

Line Three:

LW- Luc Robitaille (Gretzky's right-hand-man in LA)
C- Marcal Dionne (The leader of the Triple Crown Line)
RW- Maurice Richard ( "The Rocket" had style)

Line Four:

LW- Bob Gainey (Timeless Excellence)
C- Mark Messier (A born Leader, and the best at that)
RW- Brett Hull (Under-rated to the extreme)

Defensemen-
Pairing One:

Bobby Orr (Re-created the game like no other)
Paul Coffey (Picked up where Orr left off)

Pairing Two:

Denis Potvin (The heat and soul of the New York Islanders)
Raymound Bourque (An endearing legacy)

Pairing Three:

Larry Robinson (Flair and grace un-matched by any)
Serge Savard (Always remembered, never glorified)

Pairing Four

Niklas Lidstrom (The future of the game's defensive play)
Doug Harvey (The forgotten one)

Goalies

Patrick Roy (Who Else???????????????)
Jacques Plante (Goaltending's Revolutionary)

Honorable Mentions-

Centers: Steve Yzerman (Legend of Detroit), someday Crosby and Malkin

Left Wingers: None: That about wraps it up. Ovechkin will be there someday but not yet.

Right Wingers: Jaromir Jagr (The, unfortunate, face of the game

Goalie: Martin Brodeur (soon to be one of the greatest)



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