Thread: Player Discussion: Alexei Emelin
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05-30-2013, 09:44 PM
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Originally Posted by Dekar View Post
I like Emelin and all, but all I remember from the GDTs this season were complaints about him and Markov, and no one ever mentioned wanting to give him PP or PK time either. Then all of a sudden, we go on a losing streak and people immediately claim that losing him was the reason when I expected no one to care THAT much.

A lot of flip-flopping going on, methinks. That or people needed a reason for why we started sucking so suddenly and tacked it onto his loss when there's no evidence for it. He wasn't playing well enough to be the reason or even part of the reason for our streak of suck. I'm not saying he was playing badly, but he was having a B-/C+ season and it's being talked about like he was scoring an A-
Well either you have a very selective memory or you weren't around in most GDT because I remember pretty much every single game as soon as Gorges and Bouillon hit the ice for second PP unit, a bunch of us were very irate and puzzled as to why Emelin din't get any PP time.

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