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04-04-2013, 08:28 AM
Can't Beat Him
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Originally Posted by Sad London Ranger View Post
Yes I want him to be the missing link. Dubinsky was an alround stud who would play physical and bag a puck or two and he was homegrown. I think we need to be able to hang onto our own draft picks
I was a big Dubinsky fan, don't get me wrong. His offensive game has slipped since two years ago though, and he seems to float too much for a guy that should be playing an agitating brand of hockey. I miss him, but I think a lot of us overvalue him to varying degrees because of the homegrown factor.

Last year, I argued that his low goal total was likely a product of bad luck. An abnormally low shooting percentage for him. This season--albeit in a small sample--the issue remains. Maybe there's something fundamentally off about his game? I don't know. I don't see him as a banging, 50+ point player anymore. Hope I'm I said, I loved the guy.


It's just pain.
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