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05-12-2013, 11:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Clown Baby View Post
Primeau had a great season in '04. He was just given a different role under Hitchcock. The lack of production was a direct result, as was his 6th overall finish in Selke voting.
He scored 7 goals....................different role or not you aren't producing the way you should. When Primeau was elected to the all-star game in 2004 it has been talked about as one of the worst seasons a player ever got elected to the game, for what it's worth.

Primeau was a good player. But he was the same more or less where he went. On a stacked team with less playing time in Detroit he was the same type of player as when he was in Carolina, and then in Philly from 2000 onwards. I remember the idea that when he went to Philly in 2000 he and Lindros would steamroll the opposition. That's the thing with Primeau, he just never hit a level that seemed to go with his expectations.

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