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03-23-2013, 11:07 PM
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Originally Posted by raab View Post
Did you miss the 06 playoffs and the road to it? Hemsky was/is a beast of a player. Still don't understand how people call his deal bad. Not one of the kids has taken over a game like Hemsky can and does yet. Hall has been the closest IMO, but if I were the coach and I'm down by a goal #83 would be getting the tap on the back to go out and create something.
Agreed. He and Samsonov picked Detroit apart (and particularly Legace's sanity) in the first round. I doubt we beat Detroit in '06 without Hemsky; he was magic that particular round.

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