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12-23-2012, 09:35 AM
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Originally Posted by Mike Farkas View Post

Again, I wouldn't recommend reverse justifications of statistics. I don't think that's a genuine way to evaluate. Saw it once already in this thread with Tim Thomas, we're seeing it again. Some of us are hellbent on proving the numbers right, when it should be the opposite...
Sometimes, voting results makes no sense at all, and proving that Connell finished 7th that year is AST voting is just another way of "proving a number right".

While I'm convinced Connell isn't Top-4 material this round, I'm also convinced he doesn't belong with the bottom-tier group of available goalies (to me, that's a group reserved for Cheevers and Beezer, possibly Thomas). If there's any case I'm trying to make here, it's that one.

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