Thread: Waived: Zherdev
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02-23-2011, 02:59 PM
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Originally Posted by nexttothemoon View Post
Before you go throwing around PPG numbers and making assessments on players based on just this partial season... maybe you should compare his minutes played to all those other players... and then look at his career PPG and past offensive performance as well. I know Zherdev has his flaws but to start making arguments saying he doesn't have obvious offensive talent to at least rival half of the Oilers forwards is silly.
..but you have to look at what he's doing this season too. If we were to claim him he'd be taking a job from one of those players. Considering players like Cogliano and Paajarvi are playing less minutes with weaker players, you can't justify giving him a spot in the top 9.

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