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09-29-2011, 06:00 PM
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mirimon
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Originally Posted by Spongolium View Post
Wasn't Betts brought into the flyers as a key face-off man.
He was at 53 and 52% the first two season after the lockout, after that he's been around 50%. He came to us after a succesful tryout, no one had wanted to give him a contract due to fears that his injuries were too severe iirc. I don't remember if Homer said anything specifically about his face-off abilities at the time, but that summer we'd signed Lappy whom Homer said would help out in the face-off circle. His stellar 43.9% the year before that was a clear indicator of that, I assume.

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