Thread: OT: Ryan Smyth
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11-01-2011, 07:53 PM
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Originally Posted by KINGS17 View Post
See, this is BS. You can say that he no longer had the speed or the physical ability to deliver in that area, but to say he lacked the desire is something I don't believe and I don't think anyone here other than you believes it either.
I guess we will have to agree to disagree. I saw a player at the end of last year that was always the last person back in the defensive zone (if he even made it), wasn't hustling in the offensive zone or laying it all out to make a play. I have never been a fan of Smyth's game, always thought he was one of the most overrated players in the NHL, but he always did hustle and lay it all out. He didn't do that at the end of last year for the Kings.

And if most people disagree, fine. I mean lets be honest, there was a poll on this site last year where people overwhelmingly chose Doughty over Stamkos.

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