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05-30-2011, 05:26 PM
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Originally Posted by JayP812 View Post
I'm actually going to stand up for Heatley. Last season he had 26 goals, and 38 assists, so 64 points. He was 37th in the league in scoring, higher than any Thrasher. He is a very good sniper, has fast starts, and was a critical part of San Jose's #2 power play. No, he's not very good in the playoffs, but I think ATL/WNG has to worry about getting there first.

Although he definitely isn't worth Byfuglien.
Heatley was playing with Thornton, Marleau, Couture, Pavelski, etc who are better than most players on the whole Thrashers team. And despite that he only had 5 less points (and less goals) than Andrew Ladd

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