Three great D-men. Growing up playing hockey in Western Canada, I can attest first hand to how great Paul Coffey's influence was. Any kid who played defence wanted to be Paul Coffey.
I'm glad Murphy got in because he racked up some great numbers while often being overlooked.
Not much needs to be said about the greatness of Ray Bourque.
"When did they pass a law that says the people who make my sandwich have to be wearing gloves? I'm not comfortable with this. I don't want glove residue all over my food; it's not sanitary. Who knows where these gloves have been?" - George Carlin
If you want to believe the paper of record (NY Post), the 2004 negotiations will be the Armegeddon of the NHL, as the owners will try to force a $32 million hard cap with no grandfather clause through.