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01-30-2013, 10:33 PM
Join Date: May 2011
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acted like he was a bottom pairing D who would be incapable of playing an effective 20 minutes of hockey a night, that we had been hosed by trading him for Foligno, and that we should have kept Kuba because Methot is a massive downgrade.
So far, Methot is proving those people wrong.
OK, but if he wasn't playing with the best player in the world, would he still look effective playing 20 min a night? Maybe not so much. Karlsson has a huge impact on him looking so good. Not much defensding needs to be done out there.
But I was wrong. He's better than 3rd pair. I like him as a #4.
Also to the other people^, Kuba has a better shot, and is just a better decision maker. The Sens would score more goals if Kuba was here instead of Methot. That's obviously a positive contribution as well.
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