Thread: Confirmed with Link: Stars sign Michael Ryder (2 years, $3.5M)
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08-04-2011, 10:10 AM
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Troy McClure
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I don't think we'll miss a beat and I'm not lying to myself.
But you just did. Right there at the beginning of the sentence.

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Explain how that is a "pretty stupid stat". This should be good.
I guess I should clarify. I was talking more about the use of the stat and not the calculation itself.

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I'm not discounting PP production either, I'm simply saying that's where Richards separates himself in the raw numbers.
Okay good, I'd hate to see someone discount a vital part of any team's offensiv---

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Where it's much easier to put up points. And he could only do that by being the undisputed focal point that everything else ran though to the tune of an 18% success rate and 15 shorthanded goals against.
But I thought you weren't going to discount powerplay production. Now I'm confused.

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How will we ever get back to that level?
Back to being in the top half of all teams on the power play? That's bad all of a sudden? 18% may not be sexy, but there are a lot of teams looking up at 18% every season with jealous eyes.

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