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08-02-2013, 07:39 PM
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Originally Posted by hockeyfreak7 View Post
He had 44 points in 2011-12 and was on pace for 55 points last season, and Toronto would have been acquiring him to fill the #1C role. That would have been considered a flop.

He's a very good player, and I actually still wish we still had him, but he's certainly lost a step and had the Kings not won the Cup, he would be criticized to no end for failing to live up to expectations in LA.
I don't know, LA's not a hockey crazed market & they're not really a team people love to hate on. It definitely wouldn't have went over well in Toronto but I can't see it as much in LA.

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