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11-14-2011, 01:39 AM
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Originally Posted by Habtacular View Post
I'm not really sure where the glory days of Travis Moen's NHL career that you seem to be harking back to actually occured? 'Putrid year' with 16 pts and -2. 'Slightly better the year before with 19 points'? Hmm, those'll both be better than any year he played in Anaheim except the year they won the Stanley Cup. When he had 21 points and was -4.

The two seasons after that and before he came to Montreal:

07-08 8 points, -10
08-09 16 points, -18.
Although it might have sounded that way because of poor wording, I didn't imply a cause to effect between his stats and the quality of his play. Merely commenting on how I felt his stats now don't represent the player he is (I'll gladly eat crow if he magically turns into a 25 goal scorer though) or how he made his mark in the NHL. I remember a player with more aggression in his game during the Anaheim days and that was setting him appart from all the other generic looking dime a dozen defensive players. The putrid comment refers to last year's perceived effort level and overall utility to the team. Subjective opinion.

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