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09-14-2012, 04:16 PM
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Originally Posted by tarheelhockey View Post
Since these are among his best scoring seasons, we can be fair about projecting these numbers out into the rest of Mickoski's career. He may have had an outlier season at some point, but it would have been only an outlier.

So after ripping Brown for his team placements on the PP, the Monarchs are actually using a guy at the same line, position, and role who is demonstrably worse
PP scoring in the 1950s is vastly, vastly different than PP scoring in the 2000s. I can't believe I actually have to point this out. My understanding is that during that time, the first unit played basically the entire 2 minutes. And what do you know? The data backs it up! Look at the 53-54 season, Henry-Bentley-Hergesheimer was the first PP line that year, and they have the numbers to back it up. If you weren't a first liner(with rare exceptions like Henry who was a PP specialist) you barely got any PP time back then.

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