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11-16-2012, 03:58 AM
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That is what I am saying if I am giving up one of the FAB 4 those are the dmen I want, Karlsson is a good dman but signed to 6.5mil; yes he had a really good offensive year but what are the chances that he does it again, if I am giving up one of the FAB 4 I want a dman that is a bit more proven that is all I mean. How many players have you seen have one good year get the really good contract and then never perform to that level again. That is what I am worried about with Karlsson. Even Souray got 16 goals in one year.
Karlsson had a better year last year than any of the fab 4 have had, ever. I get what you're saying and in general I very much disagree with valuing a player highly based on a single season, but the numbers Karlsson put up were better than some of the league's best forwards, and that's real hard to ignore.
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