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02-05-2013, 05:19 AM
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Originally Posted by Partisan du CH View Post
Before this thread disappears... I think we should remember who the naysayers were, all of which are suddenly silent, because they will be facing this situation by the end of the season :

DD is not a legitimate top-6 center on a good team, I stand by that statement.

By the end of this season Galchenyuk-Plekanec will be our top-2 centers, which supports my argument.

Originally Posted by No Team Needed
I disagree on him being the best offensive center. That's Plekanec. I highly doubt DD could do what Plekanec does offensively if he didn't have great wingers.
It's amazing that anybody can think that Desharnais is offensively superior to Plekanec.

Plekanec scored 52 points last year playing with White, Staubitz, Moen, Darche, etc; against elite opposition; and disproportionately from the defensive zone.
Desharnais scored 60 points last year playing with Pacioretty and Cole; against tertiary opposition; and disproportionately from the offensive zone.

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