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#21 Hockeytown0001

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Posted 11 August 2010 - 09:42 PM

He'll get in. But it will soon be disallowed.

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Posted 11 August 2010 - 09:44 PM

Okay that was funny.

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Posted 11 August 2010 - 10:02 PM

So, who are the 8 nut jobs who voted yes? I love Homer, but he isnt close to HOF status. Crosby and Ovechkin have more points then him in just 5 seasons... as much as I hate using those assclowns to make a point.


Im guessing it was a joke...kind like this thread

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Posted 11 August 2010 - 10:09 PM

Oh, he'll get in... if he buys a ticket, just like the rest of us.

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Posted 11 August 2010 - 10:18 PM

Maybe I'm an optimist, but I fully expect Homer to average 40 goals and 75 points for the next 7 years.

Of course, he STILL wouldn't get in, but at least a thread like this would be justifiable then.

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Posted 11 August 2010 - 10:20 PM

This is not as crazy as the idea of Probert's / Chelios's jerseys being retired.

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Posted 11 August 2010 - 10:34 PM

This is not as crazy as the idea of Probert's / Chelios's jerseys being retired.

Haha, true!
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Posted 11 August 2010 - 10:52 PM

I love Homer but the man can't skate! No way HOF
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Posted 11 August 2010 - 11:27 PM

I voted too close to call. Why? Because life has taught me to never say never.

Based on all rational thought? No. He won't be in. But the guy's still playing, and I didn't want to kill his dream...

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Posted 12 August 2010 - 02:10 AM

i voted yes thought it was a joke
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Posted 12 August 2010 - 02:14 AM

He'll get in. But it will soon be disallowed.


Haha... O'Halloran will force his way onto the Hall of Fame committee somehow?

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Posted 12 August 2010 - 02:29 AM

Of course, no....

However, it would be nice for HOF to have a special section, for example, (one of the) best at e.g. stickhandling, defensive play, net presense, power forward position, play-off performance, etc. This would allow for bigger picture of hockey. I can think of Cam Neely (power forward), Datsyk (stick work), Gainey (defensive play, although he is in already for some reason), Claude Lemeaux (play-off), and Holmstrom/Smyth (net presence).

Edited by RusDRW, 12 August 2010 - 02:30 AM.

Sweet. This dude was brought here for one reason, to punch people in the head - every other thing that he can do, other Wings can do better. I like that we have a head-puncher. The league has other, better head-punchers, but this one is ours. Better than nothing. Good work, Kenny!

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Posted 12 August 2010 - 02:33 AM

Even though theres zero chance he will ever see the hall that doesn't negate all the great accomplishments he has had over his career, a guy who was a tenth rounder has 4 cups could easily have 500 points in the NHL and has been masterful at what he does... and then there's always swinglish... but hes done nothing to put him in that category of legendary talent... though im sure he will have his picture in there a lot (as the on stage sitting behind Lidstrom, and then Zetterberg).
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Posted 12 August 2010 - 08:11 AM

This is not as crazy as the idea of Probert's / Chelios's jerseys being retired.

Nah, just as crazy. I'd say they are equal in terms of craziness, but if I had a gun to my head and had to choose, I'd say Homer for the HOF is crazier.

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Posted 12 August 2010 - 10:22 AM

This is not as crazy as the idea of Probert's / Chelios's jerseys being retired.


This is far crazier than the suggestion of Chelios having his number retired, as he most probably will only for Chicago.
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Posted 12 August 2010 - 10:49 AM

I voted too close to call. Why? Because life has taught me to never say never.

Based on all rational thought? No. He won't be in. But the guy's still playing, and I didn't want to kill his dream...


Pretty much the same, here. With some of the bizarre moves various HsOF have made, Homer would be surprising, but not as bad as some.
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Posted 12 August 2010 - 10:55 AM

Pretty much the same, here. With some of the bizarre moves various HsOF have made, Homer would be surprising, but not as bad as some.

Examples?

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Posted 12 August 2010 - 10:56 AM

If there is a HoF for saying the phrase "For sure..." in an interview, Homer would be in on the first ballot. Hockey HoF? Not so much.

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Posted 12 August 2010 - 11:09 AM

The question was will he get in. I voted no because there is zero percent chance that he will.

But he totally deserves to be in the hall. The people calling him a "role" player are way underselling what he accomplished. He altered game plans for years of every team we faced. He affected who they had on the ice and how they played us. That totally rises to the level of HOF.

But again the question was "will" he and there is no doubt to that the answer is no.
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Posted 12 August 2010 - 11:15 AM

Examples?


Larry Csonka, NFL Hall. Over 1000 yards only 3 times in 11 years, not even top-30 all-time in rushing.
Roger Wherli, NFL Hall. Only started 66 career games, of about 200 played.
Paul Hornung, NFL Hall. Only 3711 total yards in 9 years, in a rush-heavy league.
Joe Namath, NFL Hall. 173 TDs, 220 INTs. 177th all-time in passer rating. Made it in on the Super Bowl III guarantee.
Ray Schalk, MLB Hall. 11 HR, 594 RBI in 18 years, lifetime BA of .253.
Rick Ferrell, MLB Hall. 19 seasons, averaged 2 HR, 63 RBI.

There's a half-dozen. Running off to clinic, or I'd dig through the NHL Hall.

If those guys can get in, Homer has a shot.
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