Thread: Rumor: Gagner New Captain?
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08-29-2013, 01:36 PM
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Originally Posted by hellacious View Post
He improved defensively as well. His back checking was the biggest improvement. Do you know what the difference between a 43% faceoff guy and a 50% faceoff guy? 1 Faceoff win a game. Perhaps with wingers that help and a crack down on faceoff cheating he well improve that number. But disregard it to support your opinion, thats fine.
Has he ever had a 50% faceoff season? Since you know it's just 1 a game/etc. he must've alternated year to year between 50% and 40%..... Backchecking you say? Like that play where he laid on the ice whining while the puck went the other way? Or when he gets caught too far up ice by completely abandoning his defensive duties as a center? He has a long ways to go as of now he is suspect defensively at ES, he can improve on that, that's what good players do.

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