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10-29-2012, 06:51 PM
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Originally Posted by eva unit zero View Post
Hence my Stajan proposal. Stajan did better offensively than Grabovski in Toronto with comparable wingers to what Grabovski played with last year.

In 2012 Kessel scored a team-leading 55 points in 70 games; Stajan had 41 in 55. Grabovski wasn't bad with 35 in 59, but that's still less in more. Stajan's also miles ahead defensively and on faceoffs - and they're the same age. Stajan is cheaper, too.

I know if the lockout were to last he entire season, and I had the choice of one or the other to replace Val Filppula on the Wings if Filppula were to sign away, I'd pick Stajan.
Stajan was a meh center who made the most of who he played with i.e a product of who he got to play with. He was a guy who racked up assists by default. Grabovski is twice the player Stajan ever was or will be. Are you telling me you'd rather have Matt Stajan over Grabovski?

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