Thread: Proposal: Hiller to Toronto
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02-06-2013, 08:54 AM
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Originally Posted by HockeyGuruPitka View Post
Where in that photo is mike Kostka? He hasnt been bad this year. His game against the Rangers is the only reason why his stats are out of sink with the rest of the team.
That photo wasn't necessarily to single out Kostka, but our defence as a whole.

I have nothing against Kostka, but there is a reason he:
1) Went undrafted
2) Played for 6 AHL teams in 6 years
3) Didn't play an NHL game till the age of 27

The reason for all of the above is not that he was learning and prepping to be a #2 NHL defenceman.

Like I said, if Kostka is your #5/6 you are alright with that. Playing 25.5 minutes a night (the 5th most ice time logged by anyone in the NHL this season) is not where he should be...

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