Mike Bossy? Brett Hull? Wayne Gretzky? Mario Lemieux? Maurice Richard?
There are arguments for and against all. The most common argument I hear against Rocket Richard concerns his magical 50 goals in 50 games season of 1944-45. People tell me all the time that those 50 goals came in a watered-down season because many of the NHL's good players were serving in the Canadian military in World War II efforts.
To which I always respond with "Okay, if I grant you that, how do you dismiss the 521 goals he scored after the war. Or his 82 playoff goals, of which 18 were game winners and 6 in sudden death?"
Who is the greatest goal scorer of all time? It's a bit of a silly question, really. If you told me Richard, or Bossy, or Hull or Lemieux or Gretzky, I certainly would not argue with any of those choices.
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