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12-11-2009, 01:45 PM
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Originally Posted by DUHockey9 View Post
I'm not even talking about points though. They HAVE been our best line but I think it's been despite JVR. He really has looked that bad to me. He's done literally nothing to contribute. He looks utterly lost.

You can look good without scoring any goals (like Briere has been). You can also look bad while scoring goals (like I believe JVR has even though his line has been our best).
You can't have a line playing as well as that line has been doing with one of the guys on it dragging it down, it just doesn't happen.

JVR isn't a flashy player a lot, it's funny how much you are parroting the exact same criticism people had of him at the WJCs (when he set up Wilson for about 8 golden chances and Colin missed all of them). He's a rookie making the jump straight from school to the NHL, it's a pretty big step.

He's holding his own out there and helping to facilitate offense, I'm fine with him.

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