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05-20-2013, 07:41 AM
Join Date: Dec 2009
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There's a difference between being the most used PK forward unit, and the best option... If the game's on the line and the Hawks are shorthanded, I don't want Kruger and Frolik on the ice over Toews and Hossa, and nobody in their sane mind would.
How anyone can consider Kruger among the top PK forwards in the NHL is beyond me.
38% during the regular season, and 22% in the playoffs in the circles when shorthanded. Yeah...clearly an elite PKer... Give me a break.
Probably has something to do with his playing on the 1st unit of a top 3 PK all year long.
It's almost like killing penalties isn't only about winning faceoffs.
Insanity, I know.
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