Thread: Proposal: Parise to Van
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02-04-2011, 07:56 PM
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Originally Posted by AfroThunder396 View Post
Ryan Kesler is absolutely not worth more than Zach Parise. They're comparable defensively and Parise is much better offensively. Parise has had four consecutive 30 goal seasons, a 45 goal / 90 point season, a 3rd place Rocket Richard finish, and has gotten Hart votes while Kesler has yet to break 30 goals once. This is despite the fact that the Devils offense has been pretty mediocre post-lockout while Vancouver has the reigning Hart winner and is much better offensively. In fact, you have to go back to 2001 to find the last time New Jersey scored more goals than Vancouver did. Parise has done more with less.
I agree with everything except the quip on defence.

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