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06-08-2011, 10:03 AM
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Originally Posted by Playmaker09 View Post
Obviously he'll make some mistakes when he handles the puck 20 times a game, but I can probably count on one hand all the times it's directly resulted in a goal against this year. Plus he probably has a better breakout pass percentage than 80% of our Ds.
This is the same phenomenon as Markov leading the Habs in giveaways, and Crosby or Thornton leading all forwards. It doesn't mean Markov/Price is a crappy passer; but on volume, you will get turnovers, and the only way not to get them is to avoid passing. Which, on the long run, is worse.

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