Thread: Player Discussion: Brad Richards
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02-18-2013, 12:36 AM
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Originally Posted by NYR Sting View Post
So, two years ago, the team was mediocre, barely snuck into the playoffs, and lost immeidately. The biggest roster change they made the following summer was adding Brad Richards. Last year, the team went to the conference finals despite lacking truly ideal linemates for Richards.

Yeah, what a horrendous addition he's been.
Correlation=/=causation. The big difference between last year and the prior post-lockout years was Lundqvist doing 99% of the work instead of 98%. The offense actually declined from the prior season, remember?

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