kovyman1127 wrote:Attendance would sure be up at the arena this year if we had Ovechkin instead of Crosby....not to rip on Sidney....but Ovechkin, like Lemieux, is more of an "individual" talent. Sidney is more like Gretzky, where he needs good teamates.
I totally agree with the assesment and comparisons to lemieux and Gretz.
I just find it very interesting that the game has changed enough that back in the 80's, outside of Pittsburgh, most people would have said Gretz's style was preferable to Mario's. Today, it seems the reverse is true.