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01-14-2013, 08:11 PM
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Originally Posted by Drop the Sopel View Post
I'm not as bullish on that deal as most. Fistric averages a half shot a game, has 3 goals in 257 games, doesn't move the puck well, struggled to stay in the top 6 of a team with a below average defense and is a UFA in 48 games. He's injury prone to boot.

This is a borderline NHL player, not unlike Andrew Alberts. Was the Alberts deal a nice deal for us? Meh.
Agreed. Fistric looked like he was on track to be a solid player after his 2009-10 season at age 23. But in the two seasons since, he's regressed and been very disappointing for that team. Basically a fringe 6-7 guy in the Alberts mold, although I think he's a bit better than Alberts.

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