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03-11-2013, 04:48 PM
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: PEI Canada
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this has been gaborik's thing for a couple of seasons now. if hes not scoring, hes pretty much invisible, you can't deny that. however i remember his first year here that wasn't really the case. the dude was way more explosive than he was this year, and even last season when he returned to form. he carried the team his first year here and was all over the place on most nights. much different than how he plays now.
im happy that he puts points on the board but his play style definitely changed after his below-average second year here.
Exactly...he is just biding his time and collecting a check and the fans sitting in the seats let him away with it every night . Lay the boos on him...let him have it...and Richards too and anybody else who goes through the motions . These guys get complacent mainly because we allow it to happen .
Does anybody think that guys like Girardi , Staal and McDonagh like dropping down to block shots when they see these 7 -8 Million dollar prima donnas backing away from a play because they might get checked like Gabby did the other day . That kind of stuff is noticed by your fellow teammates and it does not help a team bond in any way whatsoever ! Plus it certainly is not what you want guys like Kreider/Miller/Hags to see...is it ???
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