Thread: Proposal: Phx/edm
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10-06-2012, 01:03 PM
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Originally Posted by OccupySheen View Post
Gagner is what he is, a 40-50 point player with large deficiencies in his game. I think it's pretty easy to see why people would rather take a chance on Turris. Oiler fans keep telling us Gagner is going to break out but at what point do you just accept what he is?
They were drafted in the same freaking year and only one of them has shown he can score in the NHL. As someone who watches Phoenix, I like Turris, and think he's a great player, but he hasn't proven **** compared to Gagner. If Gagner simply is a 40-50 point guy, Turris is a 20-30 point guy.

And to address OP's "Turris is a late bloomer" point, look no farther than Gagner's own father. I'm willing to bet Gagner takes a bigger next step than Turris (and he's already miles ahead)

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