Ryan Jones to Habs for 3rd and Weber
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03-06-2013, 04:03 PM
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PMD's primary benefit is being able to start a good breakout and/or join the rush when needed. This doesn't mean we see Potter, who is on our 3rd pairing normally, as some sort of point generator. Take a look at that comparison one more time. More blocked shots, more TOI. Small indicators of effort and responsibility.
And we don't necessarily like Potter all that much either. Look how identical their stats are. He's high on a lot of fans' naughty lists. So why on earth would we give up a great energy player in Jones who actually brings it every night for Potter v2.0?
You should note last season Potter face a lot tougher competition then Weber. Weber is not the answer for a team the relies on their D for toughness, so comparing the stats between the 2 doesn't make a lot of sense.
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