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05-05-2008, 07:42 PM
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Originally Posted by HotPie View Post
How is 27 goals and 52 points NOT top 6 material? Sure, I wouldn't consider him a first line winger, but he does the job more than adequately as a second line winger.
His numbers were inflated by Koivu. Pretty much anybody puts up those numbers on Koivu's wing. Savage, Zednik, Ryder, Petrov you name it they did it. Higgins does not have the proper finishing ability to play on the wing in a scoring role, at least on a team that wants to win a championship.

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