Thread: Line Combos: What if Lisin surprises?
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08-30-2009, 11:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Mjollnir9 View Post
Lisin for Korpikoski made a lot of sense. We already have enough players with limited offensive upsides. Korpi, no matter how hard he tries has never been a goal scorer on any level, and never will be. All aspects of his game are respectable, and solid, but he will never score more than 15 goals, IMO. Not a bad thing, but not special. Lisin has the qualities, and scoring touch this team desperately needs...
I'm pretty sure Korpikoski will hit 25 if played enough. He's got the abilities with the puck and the speed. A ton of his shots with us last year rang off the post. 1-2 inches the other way and he scored atleast 5 more goals.

It's debatable, but the only way I see him never hitting 15 is if he destroys his career at his own hands.

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