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12-27-2012, 07:58 PM
Roo Mad Bro
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Wow, Mcdonagh is extremely overrated on here.
Ok, so he was a plus 25 on a team where Michael Del Zotto was a plus 20. He had 7 goals and 25 assists. Not bad for a defenseman but not great either. Just on his own team he has a guy in Del Zotto who is a year younger and scored 10 goals and 31 assists in five less games. That's 9 more points in five less games. That just goes to show you how stacked the Rangers were.
I'd take a guy like Subban over him. He scored more points in less games on a worse team at the same age.
I'd take a guy like Schultz over him. He has lit up the AHL for 16 goals and 40 pts in only 28 games played.
Mcdonagh certainly has the advantage on Fowler who IMO has been a defensive liability every time I've seen him play. Faulk, as a rookie last season, showed signs that he could play great defensive hockey and contributed more goals than Mcdonagh. Although the poor Carolina defense wrecked his plus-minus.
For me it is:
McDonagh, IMO, has the lowest offensive upside (by quite a big margin actually) out of the group.
But he was, and will be, the best defensive dman out of the group. He's on a different stratosphere compared to everyone else defensively.
For me it's:
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