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03-10-2013, 06:38 PM
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Originally Posted by californiacapsfan View Post
Randy, I said it in the GDT, but he needs a sports shrink. He's lost his drive in the NHL. I think the criticism, the pressure, the number of times he's seriously injured people, the disappointments, especially in Vancouver. It's all piled on. When was the last time he talked about wanting a Stanley Cup? Used to say it all the time.

I think taking the C would help too, but only if we have a really good option to replace him, someone who can be classy and take the pressure off without humiliating him.
Nailed it.

I this point, I think that it wouldn't hurt for him to see 1 or 2. Dunno, might just help. I strongly feel like he is underperforming tremendously. The amount of times he has fallen on the ice since the Olympics is astounding. Also someone mentioned it in another thread, but I too in all the years I have watched hockey, (correct me if I'm wrong) I've never seen a star player do that so often...nor such decline in play that wasn't the result of a serious injury of some type.

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