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08-15-2013, 08:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Beef Invictus View Post
I think much of that was the low quality of his teammates. Other teams knew to focus on him because his comrades weren't as much of a threat, keeping him to the outside. He also often kept himself out from the net when he would let his linemates get deep before he would dump the puck to let them grind it out since that was what they were good for. If he had decent linemates I think it would have made a large difference.
Even if (Couturier was 5th among Flyers forwards in QoT), he's too good to shoot that bad, and he didn't really shoot that well in his rookie year either.

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