Thread: Proposal: Hemsky has his value gone up?
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11-14-2012, 10:16 PM
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Originally Posted by Hemsky_83 View Post
Easy enough for Jagr and Plekanec to put up points in that league. They're playing together on the same line with Jiri Tlusty, as well as a powerplay featuring Marek Zidlicky and Tomas Kaberle.

There's a big difference between producing in that situation on a team like Kladno and the situation Hemsky's in with Pardubice.

Established NHL 1st line center David Krejci has only 14 points in 12 games this season (a point/game lower than Hemsky's 21 points in 16 games). The only other players of note on that team are Josef Vasicek (remember him?) and Red Wings youngster Jakub Kindl.

There's a big difference here. Hemsky's numbers are pretty significant when he's out-doing someone like Krejci on the same team.
Hemsky may not be valueless, but stats in a Czech league most certainly are.

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