Thread: Sean Couturier
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04-25-2013, 04:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Beef Invictus View Post
There's something to be said for consistency with the core of your team, instead of turning it over every offseason to fill holes. Teams that win generally have a stable core they've developed over time. They don't follow whatever model the Flyers are attempting to employ the last two years. Couturier has a skillset this team desperately needs. Trading him just opens up a gaping new hole.
And Cooter is TOUGH.
--His rookie year he only missed 5 games (after getting absolutely drilled in the ear with a Kimo slapshot)

--This year he only missed 2 games

--In the Q he played with mono, and was dominant.

Considering his linemates, shutting down malkin (and constantly facing the best players), this accelerated schedule vs. his dominance in a stacked AHL

when you add it all up, Cooter is very undervalued right now.
He is dependable, strong, big, and will only become more offensively threatening.

PPG in the AHL at 20 is no joke...Especially on ADK!

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