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04-15-2013, 10:05 AM
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Originally Posted by Wildfish View Post
Pommer makes this a better team this year and for sure at least next year. That's a bad thing?
Did he make the team better?

Before trade: 21-13-2 (.611)
After trade: 1-3-1 (0.300)

Not better in reality. Better on paper maybe, but not better in real life.

What about his linemates:

Before trade:
Parise 31 pts in 36 games (0.861)
Koivu 33 pts in 36 games (0.917)

After trade:
Parise 2 pts in 5 games (0.400)
Koivu 0 pts in 5 games (0.000)

So neither his linemates nor his team has improved. Not better this year so far.

Originally Posted by MuckOG View Post
I also think some Wild fans are undervaluing Jason Pominville. Maybe that's because he played out East, not sure....but you don't get a guy like him at his age, skill level, and contract status at the deadline for mere peanuts.
Honestly his age is not an asset IMO...not a lot of guys can maintain their scoring level in their 30's.

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