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07-24-2012, 12:37 AM
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Originally Posted by Lexus Dog View Post
These aren't advanced stats

What does it have to do with anything? It means you wishful thinkers that see Rick Nash having a born-again experience with the Rangers is, well, unlikely to say the least. He will not improve his goal totals from now until 33. Unless you think he's some sort of shining beacon of generational talent.

Off-topic: Ignore advanced stats to your peril (Even these aren't, at all). Puck possession (Corsi and whatnot) was a major problem of ours last season and we didn't do much at all to improve it in the offseason. You know, uh, having the puck is a good thing.
Considering you don't even seem to know what your list is, I don't really know how to respond. It's just the 33 highest scorers between the ages of 28 and 33. A group ranging from Gretzky down to good but not great players like Verbeek, Guerin, and Andreychuk doesn't say very much. You can't tell me that Nash isn't capable of performing up to the level of a Pat Verbeek.

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