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07-05-2004, 01:45 AM
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Originally Posted by Prucha73
Conroy was never a great assist guy in St. Louis, most of his assists in Calgary came because of Iginla. You put Rolston with Iginla and he will easily get 40 assists too. Many were pissed when Carter only scored 10 goals in 40+games or when Fleury scored 15 goals, how would you really feel when Conroy being out top center scores only 8-12 goals? Why is it OK for Conroy to get away scoring only 8 goals on the top line and still receive tons of praise?
You could look past last season and see that Conroy scored 49 goals and 134 points in the 2 seasons before last. He's showed he's not a stiff in the recent past. That said, I don't think anyone disputes the fact that Demitra is a better scorer but after him, there ain't much else in free agency. Guys like Stumpel and Nylander aren't even as good all around as Conroy.

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