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01-15-2011, 12:14 AM
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Originally Posted by Jester View Post
Lets get something straight.

Richards is, by far, the best all around CENTER on this team... and it isn't even close. He's going to win a Selke in his career most likely. He was a flat out BEAST defensively last year (I mean, we're talking a truly remarkable season).

Moving him is a waste of the best forward on this team. He's the leading scorer on this team. Best playmaker on this team. Best defensive center on this team.

You want to shift him to center so Giroux can play center, and give away a TON defensively. Richards is +0.97 per 60 minutes, Giroux is +0.34.

It's a really, really bad idea. Giroux isn't as good as people think he is, and Richards is much better than people seem to appreciate (remarkably).
Amen.

*goes back into hiding from Richards topics*

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