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08-13-2012, 12:56 PM
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I think by and large his career numbers speak of a 40-50 point, 20 goal defensive specialist. If you disagree, you're basing your entire expectations off of one season, which is unfair to Kesler.
His last 4 years consisted of a 59, 75, 73 and last years 49 point seasons. Which of those numbers scream career 40~50 point guy? I think a healthy Kesler is good for 25g 40a 65p a season to go along with Selke quality defense.
This of course is because you think Kesler is a 70 point player because of one season, which his career statistics don't support.
Actually he has had two 70+ point seasons. And I think it is fair to say that he could reach 70+ again given quality line mates. He is not an elite offensive player. No doubt. But he is a good offensive player to go along with an elite defensive skillset.
To comment on the topic. This is a trade neither team wants to do.
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