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07-10-2013, 02:38 PM
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Originally Posted by Groucho View Post
Its funny because of our bottom pairing Dmen last season, Potter has all the best advanced stats. When he wasn't paired with Whitney and played with Fistric they mostly looked like a capable pairing.
You'll have to forgive me lack of knowledge of advanced stats. But if a guy like Potter looks great using them, then I would say there are problems with those stats. He certainly fails the eye test badly.

Originally Posted by Mr Forever View Post
Good post up there by BBO. In all honesty, Potter at league minimum is much value than Gilbert at whatever he would ask for. They're pretty similar players at this point, as sad as that is for Tom.
I am just amazed how short the memory on HF is. Gilbert was bought out because Minnie was in a cap crunch and couldn't get rid of Heatley, not because he isn't an NHL level d-man. If they could have fit him in, he'd still be there.

I am shocked so many people would prefer Potter. I just couldn't disagree with that more.

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