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04-19-2011, 07:39 AM
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Originally Posted by number71 View Post
Zherdev has the best corsi value of any flyer (and is one of the top in league). Corsi is a measure of puck possession (how much his team controls the puck versus how much the oppisition is in control of the puck). The coaching staff has totally misused this guys skills all year and is frustrating this talented player. He is not a grit/grinder flyer player and he plays a different game better suited for other teams. I just wish the coaching staff would stop trying to fit this guy into the flyer mold square peg mold.
I cannot believe I am actually reading this, there has to be some reason why Laviolette does not play him besides them trying to fit a round peg in a square hole.........maybe he does not fit the style of hockey which has proven to be successful in the post-season???? I am sure with his 8 minutes last night he will be right back in the lineup when Nodl is healthy.

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