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SI’s Best #13

Posted in Hockey Thoughts with tags , , , , , , , , , on October 1, 2010 by davepoleck

So I posted a poll on a site I go to reflecting who was the best #13 of all time in the NHL; Pavel Datsyuk, Mats Sundin or Teemu Selanne. I was shocked when I logged back on tonight and saw that the totals were as follows: Continue reading


SI’s Greatest Players By Jersey Number

Posted in Hockey Thoughts with tags , , , , , on September 30, 2010 by davepoleck

Sports Illustrated has released their Greatest NHL Players by Jersey Numbers done by Allan Muir. I have a CBC book on this and I’m pretty sure it’s done by Greg Millen, but there are a bunch of holes because the Leafs didn’t have players at a bunch of numbers.

There are some pretty tough calls throughout the list especially  #19, and some bad choices like choosing Jason Allison over Ray Whitney at #41, but no question in mind does Datsyuk belong at #13 over Mats Sundin.

But hey at least this proves SI pays some attention right?