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02-23-2013, 01:17 AM
Join Date: Jan 2013
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Stop. Please, just stop. You can't use the scoresheet here - 2/3 of his points have been phantom or nonchalantly getting a stick on a puck en route to Gaborik or Nash. It's not like he's making plays - he's getting luck assists.
He's not "producing" anything. He touches the puck and it's like his teammates don't exist. He dances around like Jeff Skinners home videos and creates a turnover or drops the puck for nobody and turns it over. He's absolutely LOST out there right now.
This isn't an overreaction. This isn't a panic move - Richards is BEYOND slumping right now. He doesn't look at all engaged in the game.
I have to agree and so does Torts. He is becoming frustrated with him. Some guys burn out faster than others. The guy is 32 years old now. He aint getting any younger.
Guys like Gaborik for example spent a lot of time on the LITR so they are 'younger' because they have played less.
I think Richards is done as a premier player. He has to get easy power play assists to pad his totals to look good now. Hes turning into a second line playmaker.
And for that salary, its a disaster.
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