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02-20-2012, 10:42 AM
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Originally Posted by Barbara Underhill View Post
The problem with comparing a Nash acquisition to most of the previous star players we brought in is that he's not over the hill, or damaged goods. Everyone knows a lot of those guys came here to get one last big contract before retiring.
The reason I pointed out the players I did was to illustrate that fans often think players will come here and play leaps bounds better than on their previous clubs and that its never been true.

Players come here and play to their career averages or slightly below. That means nash would continue to be a very good player who nets ~30 goals a season. It also means that he will NOT turn into an elite superstar scoring an extra 15-20 goals every year even though he broke 40 once on a crappy team.

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