Thread: Post-Game Talk: Habs lose 3-2 to Sens Pt. Deux
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05-08-2013, 10:06 AM
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Son Oncle Jerry
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Originally Posted by Pierre Dagenais View Post
Do you really think that Galchenyuk has been our best player?

Gallagher, Bourque, Plekanec and Subban have all been better than him.

Galchenyuk will be a great player one day but he still has a lot to learn. Defensively, he can be unreliable and he sometimes is scared of being hit. Offensively, he shows a lot of promise but still needs to win more puck battles.
Was Galchenyuk our best skater? No. Subban was.
Was Galchenyuk was our best forward? Yes. Might not be by a huge margin, but he was. Bourque and Plekanec were decent too, but Galchenyuk as a whole was just as good. He generated and insane amount of scoring chances/minutes played ratio. He was giving fits to the Ottawa d-men, and was always generating things. He even started hitting more.

Gallagher? Nothing against the kid, he made a lot of efforts and it paid off a couple of times, but in the end, he's -6 and has not generated as many scoring chances as Galchenyuk.

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