This is what I get for blogging while getting my daughters ready in the morning as I completely fumbled this one.
Didn't even realize Proteau basically puts Messier on this list for what he did in Game 6 not Game 7.
As reader gr8estcpa points out, The Hockey News should know better. Or I should be paying better attention.
Adam Proteau at The Hockey News takes a look at the Top 10 Game 7 performances in NHL history...
3. Mark Messier, Rangers, 1994
The Rangers captain famously guaranteed a win against New Jersey in the Eastern Conference final, then followed that up with the Stanley Cup-winning goal in Game 7 against Vancouver.
...not sure I agree with Proteau putting Hextal second. They lost the game!!! But I can't argue with the "Great One" at #1.
...i hate to say it but I think I'm starting to get sick of 1994. I need a new Cup run and I need one soon.