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12-06-2008, 08:53 PM
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Originally Posted by LyricalLyricist View Post
While people say he's a good 3rd liner, I don't believe that, he's a second line player. 3rd line players aren't two-way players who can play pk, pp, and make nearly 30 goals. Why can't he be just a good player, he's either overrated or underrated. He's a good player. Last year, 3rd on the team in goals. What's the big problem? I honestly don't get what the fuss is about.
The fuss is/should be about the ice-time he receives, along with the fact that he has always been on a line with players better than him. He also never gets demoted or singled out for poor play. We know his plateau; 25 goals, 25 assists and that's with oodles of ice-time. Give those oodles to someone with untapped potential, because Higgins isn't getting it done offensively.

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