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05-30-2011, 08:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Chubbs View Post
I find it hilarious how opinions of a player can change so quickly. Pavelski went from being one of the clutchest players in the league to worst player on the team when cold. When Pavelski isn't scoring, he's doing a lot of other things most casual fans miss. He wins faceoffs, blocks shots, kills penalties, creates scoring chances, plays the point on the power play, and is still one of the better defensive forwards on the team. To say he adds nothing when he's not scoring is ignorant.

Also even at his best, I wouldn't put Pavelski in the top 20 forwards in the league.
He lost far too many important faceoffs this playoff season. Its one thing when you go cold in scoring. But I wasn't pleased him going cold when he needed to come up with a cluthcy faceoff win in a critical moment. However, I can forgive him.

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