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05-07-2013, 07:10 PM
Guy Boucher
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Originally Posted by xyzz View Post
I agree that JVR has been great and that playoff experience is valuable (obviously). But I dont think JVR is really a good example of that. He was amazing with the flyers in his first playoff run (ie. no playoff experience). He just happens to be a guy who steps up his game in the playoffs - experience aside.
JVR's great run in the playoffs (7 goals in 11 games) came during his third time in the playoffs.

He had 0 points in 4 games his first time in the playoffs and 6 points in 21 games his second time in the playoffs.

So experience does matter.

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