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01-24-2013, 04:46 PM
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Originally Posted by LyricalLyricist View Post
20 forwards in the NHL made 70 points or more last year.
24 forwards in the NHL made 70 points or more the year before.

Of that group, only 8 did it both years. So 8 forwards in the NHL managed 70 points back to back years the last 2 seasons. Hmm...yah, not comparable.

In either case, suppose we say it's 65 as you said, the number still is selective. Now, if you go 60, you might just say desharnais is a good player, so I doubt you would.
The reason a lot of players like Jonathan Toews, Vincent Lecavalier, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, and Sidney Crosby fail to reach 70 points is not due to the fact that they're not elite.

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