Best Player this Year

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  1. big_steve

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    First of all, I'd like to state that I wasn't sure at all where to put this thread but since it has a little to do with the World Cup of Hockey and IIHF World Championships, I decided to stick it here. A mod may see the need to move it somewhere else.

    All I'm wondering is whom you people think was the best professional(AHL and all of Europe) hockey player this year in the entire world. You should give the World Cup of Hockey and World Championships consideration as well for your answers as they were the most important hockey played all year, IMO. Also, only include guys whom played all year or at least most of the year.
     
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    Jagr for me.
     
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    Definitely Jagr.
     
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    Joe Thornton. He won three championships including the WC last Sept., lead the HC Davos to the Spengler Cup and and the Swiss Championship were he was also the leading scorer in the regulas season and playoffs, and was MVP in these international games while winning a silver and again was the leading scorer. :bow:
    Just because I am a Bruins fan and a huge Joe Thornton fan doesn't make my opinion biased does it? :dunno: :p:
     
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    Nicklas Kronwall should definately be mentioned. Won best D in AHL and in all star team in worl championships. Thornton is also great.
     
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    Tough one for me. It's either Jagr or Thornton. Thornton won some championships,but then again Jagr played in a tougher league(RSL) for the second half. But with Jagr leading the Czechs to the title yesterday I'll go with him by a slim slim margin.
     
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    Best Player Joe Thornton :yo:
     
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    Joe Thornton for me!
     
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    have to be marty - but - thornton - nash - jagr - ruscinsky ( although it pains me to say - where was that shot in the playoffs dood )
     
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    Joe Thornton.

    Took the puck and ran with it, whether it be fourth line duty in a defensive role, or a first liner team leader, he did it all, without any whining. He's matured more than anyone and deserves much applause. :handclap:
     
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    Jaromir Jagr is this year's planetery MVP.

    Thornton was great at the Worlds, but Jagr owned every league he played in!
     
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    You could also say the 2nd part about Hossa.

    MVP's for me: Thornton and Jagr

    HM: Marian Hossa
     
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    One thing worth remembering about Jagr is that he tore up not one but two different leagues this year, and was a force in the WHCs.
     
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    Jaromir Jagr is the man! Celebrate saint Jaromir!!!
     
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    Maybe Jagr should stay over there. He doesn't play well in North America anymore.
     
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    Well if a pgg is not playing well anymore...

    Supposedly he's found his hockey passion again in Omsk, if he did he'll be more than a force to be reckoned with when the NHL resumes. He was playing like a woman and still got a ppg, imagine if he was back to the old Jagr.
     
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    he looked pretty good for a guy with a busted finger and a wicked headache - mcquire was the one who reported he had a - new inspiration - for the game - can't wait to see him when play resumes in jan 06
     
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    I'd have to say Jagr.
     
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    Well, from my behalf i would like to mention MPV from All participant nations.
    CZE - Jagr
    CAN - Nash
    RUS - Ovechkin
    SWE - Alfredsson
    SVK - Palffy
    USA - Knuble
    FIN - Jokinen
    SUI - Streit
    LAT - Skrastins
    BLR - Mezin
    UKR - Simchuk
    KAZ - Kolesnik
    SLO - Jan
    DEN - Green
    GER - Schubert
    AUT - Setzinger
     
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    jagr is gonna rip apart the NHL when it starts up again
    jagr taking home the rocket richard and art ross is not out of the question
     
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    He was great, but let's see what happens when he's testing his mettle in a long, hard, rough season on a team that's NOT capable of winning a championship.
     
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    ...and got the puck in the head and played with the broken finger! :bow:
     
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    For Russia it's definitely Datsyuk. :yo:
     
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    jagr
     
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