Thread: Speculation: Acq/ Rost. Bldg./ Cap Part VIII
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02-20-2012, 05:50 PM
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Originally Posted by CapitalsCup2012 View Post
What you're calling hate regarding Semin is reality. I don't hate the guy. Hell if he stayed healthy and put in the 50g 90+ point season I know he's capable of and gave 100 percent for a year, he would earn respect from the fans who aren't so easily enamoured with his flashy 60% effort and 60+ games a year resume.

Ovy is absolutely stinking up the joint, but he's the franchise, Semin isn't.

Your energy would be well directed if it was at the architect of this team instead of trying to deflect from Semin.
Semin could very well be gone after this year, people are more concerned with him receiving another 1 year deal than a underachieving player on a decade long one.

The reality with OV is his stick handling has worsened, he struggles to get a shot on net, the effort level is down, and with more of an emphasis on defense, he hasn't shown the competence to play in such a system.

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