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07-08-2008, 11:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Vygor View Post
I dont know Ryder was a pretty awesome goalscorer. And he did improve his game all around somewhat. He is physical sometimes as well, and really had to do that last year as he couldnt score. The biggest surprise about Ryder was that he lost his quick release. The league figured him out somehow. Most everytime he went to shoot the opposition seemed to know and he couldnt get his shot off. Now his accuracy could improve next year but his inability to get his shot off how will he improve that, that part really boggled my mind. Obviously a goalscorer needs a quick release so will he get that back?

The big problem in Montreal is the lack of centemen depth compared to the Bruins:
Savard-Bergeron-Krejci beats anything the Habs have(Koivu-Plekanek-noname) and I did not even mention Kessel who also plays center and wing at times.

There are enough excellent setup centermen for Ryder to score anywhere from 30 to 40 goals next season.
Savard is top-15 in the NHL on that regard and Bergeron is just as good.

There is nobody that good in Montreal.

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