Kovalchuk most underated player in NHL?
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12-15-2012, 03:58 AM
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Location: Appleton, WI
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Yeah, he sure was effective in the SCF.
And before the "he was injured!!!11" retorts, remember that he was leading the Devils in scoring for most of the playoffs until the SCF. He folded like a tent under the Kings D. So did Parise, for that matter. Enjoy, Minny!
Actually all you did there was prove how good Kovalchuk is. At 65-70ish percent max, many times looking like he was around 50%, which was due to injury, he still led his team in scoring. He just ran out of gas (and ran into a powerhouse Kings team) by the finals which is understandable when you have a severe back injury. Parise didn't have the same excuse, though Devils fans had grown used to him not stepping up his game in the playoffs. That's a yearly occurrence.
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