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12-08-2012, 10:26 PM
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Kurdt Kobain
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Originally Posted by n00bxQb View Post
It's happened a few times IRL:

'97-'98 Vancouver Canucks (Pavel Bure 1 goal behind league leader, finished 3rd last)
'07-'08 Atlanta Thrashers (Ilya Kovalchuk 2nd in goals, finished 3rd last)
'05-'06 Pittsburgh Penguins (Sidney Crosby put up 102 points, finished 2nd last)

Obviously their records weren't as bad as yours, but lots of bad teams have a player or two that score a bunch of goals.
That's the thing though.. Bure and Kovalchuk were already established players having won the Richard before. Crosby is Crosby, he was regarded as the best prospect in the world, and delivered.. This is Ben Hanowski, need I say more?

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