How does Tort's get Brad Richards going??
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01-16-2012, 10:08 AM
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good post and i agree with it.yes,he does need to be better.but my problem is those in the thread labeling him already because they expected 100 points out of him which is silly.if the guy puts up a point a game in the 2nd half which he is easily capable of,you'll still have people complaining about him in some way.
Well I can't speak for anyone but myself. I think some had unrealistic expectations for him, but that comes with the territory. If he puts up a PPG in the second half, great! That's what we need out of him. However, he's going to need to find another gear if he hopes to do that.
Just to add: I think there's a problem when you invest the kind of money in a player that we did with Richards, and 44 games into the season we're already talking about "getting him X" or "he really needs Y". Great players are great players. Gaborik scored 42 goals with Prospal and EC on his line. I'm sure Richards has it in him to be a 70 point center with Callahan on his wing.
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