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01-23-2012, 01:39 AM
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Admiral*
 
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Originally Posted by Les Wynan View Post
The "watch the games" argument is tired and pathetic. Mitchell isn't a great player. I realize that. But he's without a doubt been the most effective player on that line. His inability to receive passes didn't prevent the Sharks from massively outshooting the opposition when he was on the ice last season. A lot of that was admittedly Wellwood and Pavelski but he was an integral part of that line and he's done his best for the majority of this season to drive the play in the right direction. It isn't a coincidence that he's the only player on that line who's above water in terms of possession.

He was benched because he had a poor spate of games. It happens. He's been very good since returning.
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