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02-11-2013, 05:00 PM
Holden Caulfield
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Originally Posted by truck View Post
Machacek clearly wasn't good enough to make the team.

Yes, he scored a bunch last year, but that was never sustainable or reflective of his talent.

I have never seen him as more that a marginal 4th liner in the NHL. It sucks for him, but it is what it is.
Maybe you are right. Maybe I am right. But we'll never know since he has never gotten a real chance.

Your quick to dismiss his season last year, but he was contributing in a lot more ways than the scoresheet as well. People forget that, he was hitting, cycling, skating, decent enough job on the breakout, decent positionally, did all the little things right, and the good luck was a product of that.

You say "clearly" not good enough, I see Jets management ****ing him over for some reason I have yet to decipher. Some imagined attitude thing, IMO. Imagined being the key word.

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