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11-26-2012, 07:45 PM
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hockeylegend11
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Originally Posted by Spitsfan67 View Post
I honestly want to know how Emerson is underachieving? For some reason people think he's a third line forward when he's really a fourth line forward and always has been and is at best a fill in third line forward coming in to This season he only had 25 points in his 147 career games, to me he's playing his role to a tee and is performing perfect, hes a fourth line gritty grinder who's going to hit, fight and throw in the odd points, he's not going to get 20 points a season his career high in a season was last year when he got 14.... the spits are putting him in a third line role and isn't a third line kind of player.
While I like his grittiness his 2 goals as a 3rd liner,they have him here because he is better then rookies Verbeek and Studnicka,as well as Bilcke
His 15 goals last yr tells me he could be a 3rd liner,not sure I want an O/A as a 4th liner tough guy or not

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