Thread: Proposal: Hanzal+Yandle to Edmonton
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03-06-2013, 09:22 PM
Sergei Shirokov
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Originally Posted by TheNuge View Post
Now my opinion being my opinion is also backed up by some basic facts...


Del Zotto

Gp 223 G 23 A 74 P 97 +/- 0

Points per game average: 0.43ppg

Defense partner and pairing: 3rd Pairing / Steve Eminger

TOI Average / game: 20.1 Minutes


Gp 152 G 17 A 42 P 59 +/- 14

Points per game average: 0.38ppg

Defense Partner and Pairing: 1st Pairing / Zy Michalek

TOI Average / game: 26.2 Minutes


I may not be able to sway most of you with facts..But i feel if Del Zotto wasnt behind Girardi, Staal, Mcdonagh And had some time on the Rangers first pairing

A) The rangers would be in a better posistion
B) He would have a slightly increased stat totals and would be viewed more highly on this board...

Not taking anything away from OEL he is going to be a stud someday...there are just plenty players out there more valueable at this point...

To the person asking to point out the more valueables...

See ( Stamkos, Crosby, Malkin, Letang, Karlsson ) Before OEL
OEL with the offensive talent MDZ plays with would probably have much better stats. And the opposite would happen for MDZ in Phoenix. OEL is also a better two-way guy.

Not going to argue aside from that though, its your opinion and thats fine, I along with many others I am sure simply disagree because of OEL's importance to the Yotes.

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