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12-28-2012, 02:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Antithesis View Post
When healthy,Gaborik is unquestionably the superior player.

One of the biggest knocks people had on Gaborik was his inability to play seamlessly with Richards, after having no true #1 center his whole career. Nash is coming here in a similar situation and, quite frankly, I don't expect his production to magically explode with Broadway Brad either.

Nash was brought here to provide enough additional scoring to win us a cup. Not to be the #1 goal scoring threat. That is Marian's job.

Gaborikis one of the top 5 goal scoring threats in the league. As of right now, Nash is #12, maybe #11 is you're being harsh to Bobby Ryanafter a bad year.
If you are saying Nash is only as good as Bobby Ryan, I think I have to question that.

Nash is a legit 40 goal scorer.

He's a different TYPE of player than Gaborik, but I think he's every bit as adept at lighting the lamp.

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