I have to give credit where credit is due - Don Cherry occasionally says something worthwhile.
Down, boy. I'm not the antichrist.
Cherry is well past his "best-before date." His mispronunciations are epic. His homerism is extreme. Yet Canadians eat him up. Fans, members of the media, upholstery fabric sales people - everyone loves the guy. Hey - I'll admit I'm like a fly to moth every Saturday night, too. Much to my own disgrace.
And last Saturday night, he planted a seed in my head about Steven Stamkos and Martin St Louis. It stuck.
He compared Stamkos to Hall-of-Famer Brett Hull - they share the same ability to find seams and the same laser-like one timer. And the same reliance on an elite set-up man.
Martin St. Louis fed Stamkos the puck for several seasons and Stammer rarely made a mistake with the frozen disc. Ditto Adam Oates, who fed Hull. Stamkos has two Rocket Richard trophies, including one on the back of a 60-goal se You've reached the end of our free article preview.
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