Thread: Proposal: boston - calgary
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01-14-2013, 12:45 PM
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Originally Posted by Schalkenullvier View Post
He also drives the play forward, while Iginla had some of the ********* possession numbers for the last few years. I usually don't care for defensive prowess in point-producing forwards much, but Iginla got destroyed in underlying numbers last year. Part of that is the team he plays on, but it was still pretty bad.

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Boston, as a team, had a much better goal differential. I don't dispute that Iggy is not as defensively minded as he could be. However, Krecji had one of the worst +/-s on his team. I don't know how you can hold him out as some kind of defensive expert.

Iggy remains much more physical than Krecji and capable of scoring far more goals. Even if Iggy has taken a step backwards in his goal scoring ability, he's still much better than Krecji.

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