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06-24-2010, 01:54 PM
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Originally Posted by 1SJSharkie1 View Post
The thing is, points weren't the key to those New Jersey teams. They were built on defense and goaltending. The stars were mainly on defense and goaltending: Brodeur, Stevens, Niedermayer, Rafalski, and Daneyko.
Very valid and accurate statement....

So many here are from the Playstation generation and look at statistics as if it was the end all of it all.......Not in hockey where intangibles are just as important, if not more, at times....

Originally Posted by MathMan View Post
Also consider, quite besides the RFA factor: Pavelski's career high is 25 goals and 59 points. Pretty good, to be sure, but we're not talking a guy with 69 and 70 point seasons on his resume, or a career high of 29 goals. And yes, points aren't everything, but Plekanec is a points-aren't-everything champ anyway.

All in all, I kind of like the way the Plekanec deal compares.
As it turns out, Plek is a cap friendly contract to be sure.....

Originally Posted by tinyzombies View Post
Pleks doesn't bring what Pavelski does when it counts. Neither does Thornton, Marleau or Heatley. Pavelski is the true leader of that team.
Oh my...your 24 rings must also be blocking your vision......nothing close to reality here....Everyone knows Thornton is the lead of that team.....go read SJ newspapers....see what the players are saying....inform yourself before making gross statements like that...

Last edited by Darz: 06-24-2010 at 02:11 PM.
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