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02-16-2013, 02:38 PM
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Originally Posted by Kyle93 View Post
Both teams are riddled with injuries. We may not have a Spezza or Karlsson out with injury but we do have Lupul, who had amazing chemistry with kessel and was PPG last year, Frattin who has shown his scoring touch with 7 goals so far this year, Reimer who has looked very good so far this year, Gardiner is playing in the AHL to get him back to before his concussion, and Gunnersson is out who is probably our best steady defenseman. It sucks with your loss of Spezza and Karlsson but we are without important players too.
Oh please its not even close. Ottawa is going to be missing

Spezza, 4th in scoring in the NHL last season
Karlsson, Norris winner of last season, plays 28 minutes a night in all situations
Michalek, 35 goal scorer last season
Cowen, top 4 d-man a rookie last season

So arguably the best defenceman in the league, a great #1 center, a good first line LWer, top 4 dman and a couple of solid depth players are all out and somehow Lupul, Reimer, and Frattin compare?

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