Thread: The Lucic Myth
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04-14-2009, 01:12 AM
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Originally Posted by PJStock42 View Post
Lucic is not the heavyweight enforcer that many Habs fan seem to build him up to be.

Lucic is a 20 year old kid who had more points this year than:

Andrei Kostitsyn
Alex Tanguay
Thomas Plekenac
etc etc (everyone on the Habs except for markov/kovalev/koivu.

of course a skill player is going to pick his spots to fight. Lucic in the box for 5 minutes hurts his team because unlike Laraque, Lucic actually knows how to play hockey and is an offensive threat.
Considering Tanguay play 22 fewer games and was only 1 point behind the great Lucic it is safe to say that he would have had more points than him which makes it a poor comparison....Same goes for Lang.

Saying he had more points than Andrei Kostitsyn and Plekanec is a valid point as both of these guys played like crap this year, especially Plekanec...

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