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01-26-2013, 05:21 PM
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Originally Posted by jsho View Post
Discounting Gilberts first season where he played 12 games...

First 2 seasons 78 points and even +/-. Subban has 74 points and is +1.

Gilbert started strong out of the gate and got his 6 year deal. Ended up being a mistake.

I didn't mean to say they have similar games and should have said what they've brought to this point in their careers. Yes Subban is a better defenseman but Gilbert hit his ceiling fast and got worse every year. Subban is much more physical and has a way better slap shot that Gilbert.

But I think Subban has a bit to go before he deserves a long term or big dollar contract.
Perhaps, but if Montreal is going to use him like a #1D, and they were, then maybe they should be prepared to pay him accordingly.

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