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04-19-2013, 12:43 PM
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The problem is that he is costing the habs at least 1 goal a game with his recent pinches. He has been a minus player in 7 of his last night games, some of them -2, and the majority of those minuses come from him failing a pinch, or getting beat on the backcheck.
He's too slow now to be playing so much even strength time. Problem is that the habs don't have anyone better to play top 4 5 on 5 minutes. Next season it won't be too bad though
Emelin Diaz can take the majority of 5 on 5 time leaving Markov Bouillon/rookie/UFA to play less even strength minutes.
I agree with you about his 5 on 5 play. If the puck is on his stick, fine. But as soon as he's chasing, he's done. Personally I think it's time to move on in the summer if Diaz can prove he is healthy and just as good as before.
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