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07-11-2013, 09:29 AM
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Originally Posted by AdmiralsFan24 View Post
If we're comparing goal scoring, Spaling has averaged about 9.5 per 82 games in his career and Gaustad has averaged 11.5 (though that has fallen off to about 8 in the last couple of years. So even if this 8 goals per 82 games is the new Gaustad, it's still only 1.5 less goals per year than Spaling.
Yeah, but did Gaustad ever score a playoff-series winning goal? I THOUGHT NOT.

That 1.5 goals could be the difference between CONTINUED FUTILITY and the SECOND ROUND.

really, it's like the folks who wanted to keep Ward instead placed all their hope in Spaling or something.

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