Leafs/Oilers trade proposal
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02-20-2013, 10:44 AM
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while i'm not a big fan of Bozak - all this talk of Gagner being much better is a bit bogus.
does Gagner have more points? why yes, he does. but more than half those points come off the power play.
has he improved his defensive play? hard to say considering he matches up against weaker opponents ( since teams match up their best components against Nugent's line ) and he's a -3.
bottom line is: Oil and Leafs fans like to think their player is better.
Can't stand this argument. Let me try and reverse it...
Is Bozak a better defensive player? Why yes, he is. But he also plays more on the penalty kill.
Apparently powerplay points are a bad thing on HF. Any way to negatively spin Gagner's numbers though - whether it be an 8 point game or too many power play points.
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