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04-23-2013, 11:16 AM
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: Danbury, CT
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Simple, add Boyle's 1:53 SH TOI per game and you get 14:12 per game. I was showing that the majority of the difference in TOI/Gm was penalty kill,
and if you have an issue with Boyle getting penalty kill time over Kreider.
not what I said or insinuated.
Kreider doesn't kill penalties. He doesn't have to.
We have not missed a beat on the PK w/o Boyle.
What I am saying and have proven is that in the minutes that Kreider plays, the difference between he and Boyle is tracing-paper thin.
The biggest difference that I see is that at least with Kreider and his pedigree, we are more dangerous offensively with him in the line up over a very overrated Boyle.
The team without Boyle is a faster team to play against. A much tougher match up.
The arguments being made for Boyle were made for Betts before his absence was NEVER felt.
Boyle is just like Betts, a dime-a-dozen 4th line PK'er that is overrated by the fan base.
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