Thread: Proposal: Matt Carle Trade
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06-08-2011, 04:28 PM
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Originally Posted by VanSciver View Post
Carle had 8 PP goals in 06/07 so that isn't true that he has no shot. He's shown in the past that he's capable.And there's more ways to be dangerous at the point of the PP than just shooting. It's also not true that defenses don't respect him at the point when he has the puck. Defenses just don't play that way.
Carle wasn't scoring from the point all that much that year. Primarily, he was getting the backdoor pass from Thornton who planted himself behind the net. I think Carle will pot 5-10 goals next year, for who is anybodys guess. As much as he is vilified here, Philly traded for him and still seems to like him.

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