Yeah- absolutely... no doubt. However, I had earlier said that I had little doubt that Clancy and Conacher were of mutual benefit to one another, and to the end, I'd like to call as a witness: King Clancy himself- On my Prelim List, I had (alphabetically, not ordinally) Chris Chelios, King Clancy, and Valeri Kharlamov back-to-back-to-back. And (to be fair), my earlier quip about Clancy out-PiMming Conacher in Toronto can be fully explained by the certainty that Clancy had significantly more ice-time. That said, I don't question for a moment that the presence of Conacher & Red Horner helped provide the sort of environment where Clancy could do his sandpaper-thing in comparative safety. Of course, Clancy had really constructed most of his résumé before that time- but those Toronto years are an exhibit in productive longevity- and part of why Clancy v. Chelios is a really close call.