Thread: Larry Brooks: Rangers will pay if Shelley leaves
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06-28-2010, 09:24 AM
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Originally Posted by DelZottoFutureNorris View Post
I seriously wonder if some of you actually watch the majority of Rangers games. If I didn't see the title of this thread, I'd think you were talking about Brashear. Shelley was great down the stretch for us and will likely cost LESS THAN HALF of what Sather doled out to Brashear this past offseason. Why are you ignoring his good performance and just pointing out that he's going to be 35 this year. Byers is 195 pounds. He does not fill the same role as Shelley. Sigh.
Shelley did do a nice job last year. But at the same time I dont think he will be as effective next year because someone as talented as Anisimov will not be the 4th line center. Byers is a better player obviously he is not the fighter Shelley is. But I rather go with the better player who plays with a lot of grit and toughness.

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