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07-04-2011, 04:10 PM
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Originally Posted by Shadowrunner View Post
Not that that kind of thing doesn't happen at all, but discounting points as an indicator of productivity is just silly. By your logic Brad Isbister or Marcel Hossa should have gotten as many points playing on Jagr's line as Straka. Even with all that icetime they were still 30 pt players at best.
I'm not trying to argue that points don't matter...but it is a seriously flawed stat.

Should an assist count just as much as a goal? That question alone makes it silly to use points as gospel.

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