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03-24-2011, 09:05 AM
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Originally Posted by CannonGoBoom View Post
Thank you for making my point for me. Players CAN have good years into their 30's but if you had to go to Vegas and bet on a random players best 3 seasons in the NHL would you throw your house on 24-26 or 29-31? Go through the NHL and show me which players are better at 30 than they were at 25 and I'll come back with a list of thousands of players to counter.

By the way, don't be silly, Giroux is not a top 10 player in the NHL. Let's see him crack the PPG mark before we call him Forsberg.
I think you are misunderstanding, I am saying that a players prime is from 24-30. Conventional wisdom has it at 27-32, I agree this is wrong. I believe the likelihood of a players best years being between 24-27 is likely, but 28-30 should also be prime years. Again, I am only looking at current day NHL, post lockout.

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