At Donington, European GP 1993, Senna in an inferior car (MacLaren with a lousy Ford engine) started from 6th with the superior Wililams Renaults of Prost and Damon Hill in front of him. By the end of the first lap in light rain, he led everyone and at the end of the race nearly lapped the field. You had witnessed a stunning performance including a first lap that became known in racing parlance as the "lap of the gods" (google search the lap if you want to see it). In terms of hockey there are similar moments of high performance. You need a superior opponent and a truly stunning performance even by the high standards of a superstar. Invariably this means the playoffs. For Lafleur its well known for the wrong reason (the "too many men game"). Against the mighty Bruins, a worthy opponent and essentially a 7th game for the Cup, down 1-3 at almost midway through the 3rd against the tight checking Bruins, Guy refused to let the Habs dynasty lose. He scored a goal (the famous one) and had 2 assists (true set ups), in the dying moments. And then almost scored again with a few seconds left before overtime. In overtime he exhausted the Bruins with rush after rush. Truly a mesmerizing performance (the Globe and Mail called it a "bravura peformance"). How does it stack up against 99's Donington moment? what is that btw? And dont mention the lousy Maple Leaves of 93. Or for Mario? Or Gordie? Or Rocket or Jean or Orr?