Tyler Seguin Versus Alexei Yashin

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Which player would you rather have in his prime?

  1. Seguin

    65.4%
  2. Yashin

    34.6%
  1. GlitchMarner

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    Which player would you rather have in his prime?
     
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    Yashin's peak is probably a bit higher than Seguin's (assuming we've already seen it). If I needed a player for one game or series, probably peak Yashin. But over their entire primes, I'd probably take Seguin.
     
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    Yashin was probably the better player, but taking into account all of his hold outs, I'd easily take Seguin.
     
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    Not sure how much you’d wanna take Yashin for a playoff series. He only had 27 points in 48 playoff games. He followed up his two best regular seasons with 2 first round sweeps, totalling 1 assist in 8 games.
     
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    As opposed to Seguins 21 in 49?
     
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    Yashin.
     
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    Seguin for me.
     
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    That’s not fair at all most of his playoff games were as a teenager
     
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    So? Plenty of teenagers have performed well in the playoffs.
     
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    He also had productive playoffs the previous 2 years, and was the best player on NYI against TOR.

    All that said, Seguin's prime is going to be far longer than Yashin's simply because he's a much better athlete. It's not close. So, no question, it's Seguin.
     

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