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01-27-2013, 05:42 PM
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Mike Liut
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Originally Posted by Robb_K View Post
Two defencemen on The Blues, with their defensive system, scoring at a point per game pace? You expect both Pietrangelo AND Shattenkirk to score 82 points every year (when healthy)? I think that's not really realistic. Maybe Pietrangelo ranges between 55 and 70 (.7 and .85 ppg), and Shattenkirk between 45 and 55 (.6 and .7 ppg).

Defencemen averaging a point per game in a defensive-oriened system would be quite a feat. These guys are good, but they aren't Bobby Orr, and The Blues don't play the free-wheeling system that allowed Edmonton to pile up tonnes of goals.

haha, I'm a homer. But I did say "or close"

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