Thread: Waived: Zherdev
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02-23-2011, 03:29 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.
Offensive talent yes. Drive to compete? Probably not. There is a reason he only gets 12.5 minutes a game with the Flyers. It's because he isn't very good anymore. Whether that's because of injuries, or lack of drive or whatever, it doesn't matter.

I don't think he can cut it anymore. And considering that this is the third team that seemed less than enamored with him by the end of his tenure then I'm not sure I want to bring this guy into this locker room.

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