Best and Worst Skaters in Leafs history ....

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  1. KeonHorton

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    That was the story at that time, that Shack took figure skating lessons.
     
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    In one of his early seasons, I was sat in the 300s behind the net, and there were large passages of play where I couldn't take my eyes off of him, regardless of where the puck was - he was just so smooth and effortless moving around the ice; i was with my dad during that game, and kept remarking how memorizing it was just watching him shift after shift, ignoring completely where the puck was lol
     
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    Worst skater I've ever seen live - Nik Antropov.

    Was like watching someone with toothpick legs wade through quick-sand.
     
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    I'm not saying Jason Allison is slow.

    BUT

    Legend has it, he's still trying to finish off his shootout attempt from 2005 against the Sens.
     
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    ToneDog It's our time

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    Eddie "The Entertainer" was on the radio earlier this week. Did you know that he chose #23 because it is ES backwards ??
     
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    Did not know that. Eddie was a hoot.
     
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    A giraffe on skates
     
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    Surprised no one has mentioned Hal Gill. Pretty much a slug but man that reach!
     
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    I recall David Clarkson on his ass for half the games here :laugh:
     
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    And that he was illiterate. Once had to hitch hike back to Toronto because he couldn't read a train schedule.
     
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    My friend who is also a Leafs fan, built an ice fishing shack and was painting it blue and white. I told him you should call it “Eddie”. He said why? I said “Eddie Shack”. He said that’s a great idea. He painted Eddie on the front and Shack with #23 on the back. He had it on Facebook and I guess some how Eddie Shack found out about it and actually went there and ice fished with my buddy. He thought that was pretty cool.
     
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    Pookie It was a pleasure doing business with you

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    Jason Allison was painful to watch skate.
     
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    i just love that the swedes look so effortless and pretty when skating Mats Sundin was poetry on ice and i like William Nylander a lot
    Mogilny was smooth af too
    Kappy and Marner are fast but not as pretty skaters
    Jason Allison omg holy **** like i have no words he was such a ****ing slow skater and his style was so ****ing ugly it brings me to tears (not to be dramatic but)
    also Lumme and Aki Berg
    and Tie Domi
     

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