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06-27-2012, 10:14 AM
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Originally Posted by Fatal System Ehrhoff View Post
Chalk up his OZSP to Hitchcock's stubborn tendency to sit on his fourth line. And in what world was his Qualcomp that bad? Certainly not in 2011-12. He was indeed not used on the PK, but I strongly disagree as to the nature of "what we need" in a 4C in that regard. Incidentally the decrease in TOI in the playoffs is more indicative of a tendency to lean on skill players which is a virtue Lindy wouldn't exhibit in any any case.
11th in qualcomp among Blues forwards. He was a little better in the Corsi variations of that stat, but still, he is. Not. Good. Defensively. He fills zero holes for us. He's an offense-only player at this point, and he isn't good enough there, either.

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