Thread: Player Discussion: Derick Brassard
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04-19-2013, 02:47 PM
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Originally Posted by Bluenote13 View Post
That's fine, my point was never about Gaborik and how important his points are. People were saying DB has outscore Gaborik by alot, thats not really the full story. I think that's a BS argument to begin with, players who take the brunt of the other teams force are not comparable to 2nd and 3rd line tweeners.
To be fair, Gabby rarely, if ever, played on the top line in New York this season. And Brassard played on the top line in Columbus. You're not really comparing peaches to peaches here. Both are top line players in C-bus, neither are top line players in New York. Both are quite streaky, Gabby costs a lot more. I love Gaborik, think his skill is other worldly, but do see how this trade potential could have been a win for NYR based upon needs.

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