Thread: Marian Gaborik
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02-28-2013, 10:36 AM
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Originally Posted by NYR Boyler87 View Post
This team will continue to be feast or famine because Richards and Gaborik do not have any effect on the game unless they are scoring. Neither can bring anything else to the table to change or create momentum. That's 14 million on the cap per season for 1-dimensional players.
It's a huge issue.

Look at Nash. Nash is a constant factor on the ice. Every shift he's doing something to contribute, even if he isn't scoring goals or creating them.

Gaborik could be an inconsistent scorer, but if he were a factor, more involved shift-to-shift he would create opportunities for his linemates.

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