Is Guy Lapointe one of the greatest defencemen of all time?
He never won a Norris, but his career partially overlapped with Bobby Orr’s. And he won 6 Stanley Cups and a Canada Cup.
So where does he rank all time?
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Lionel Conacher was one of the best defenders of his era.
But that’s not what impresses when you look back at his career. Rather, it’s his incredible versatility.
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Larry Robinson is the All Time Leader in Plus Minus and has a pretty remarkable career.
Yet sometimes he feels a bit forgotten, surrounded as he was by Hall of Fame Teammates on the Greatest Hockey Team of All Time.
Where does he rank among the All Time Greats? Does he even make your list?
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Ray bourque is the career leader in goals, assists and points for a D, he has 5 Norris Trophies and he has more end-of-season All Star team appearances than anyone other than Gordie Howe.
So where does he rank all time among the greatest defencemen ever? Is he #2? Is he not even in the Top 5 as one of us used to believe?
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Now that Kevin Lowe is in the Hockey Hall of Fame, we decided to look at someone else with a lot of Cups who isn’t in yet: Jean-Guy Talbot.
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Today, Stevens is known for his career-altering hits, most of which would be illegal now.
But he actually had a pretty damn impressive career.
In this episode we talk about why Stevens belongs in the Hall of Fame despite his hitting.
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Bert Corbeau was, by some metrics, one of the best D of his era. In this episode, we discuss whether or not he should be inducted.
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Al Macinnis’ spot in the Hall is not in dispute. What’s at issue is where MacInnis belongs among the greatest D of All Time.
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When Mark Howe was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame there was some controversy: They inducted who???
But Mark Howe was one of the elite NHL defensemen of the 1980s. Before that, he was one of the best forwards in the WHA.
We talk about Mark How’s case in our latest episode. Listen here:
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Georges Boucher aka Buck Boucher was among the very best defencemen of the NHL’s first decade and a half. Where does he rank all time?
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