The Armchair GM Thread - XL
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05-14-2013, 11:51 PM
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Arsmaster- Stastny is a better, more versatile player than Roy. Roy gives you secondary scoring but little else. Stastny is more like Pavelski - good defensively, good in the faceoff circle and solid secondary scoring.
I also have to question the health of Roy's shoulder. He was under 40% in faceoffs as a Canuck - that screams shoulder issues IMO. Historically he's hovered around 50%...
Roy, is himself an all situations player. I see them as pretty comparable. Roy plus asset is speed, while Stastny is bigger.
Good point about the shoulder issues. Hadn't thought of that. Could explain Roy's face-offs this past playoffs. Saying that though, the Sharks are strong face-off team, so perhaps it's a bit of both.
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