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09-21-2013, 11:59 AM
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Originally Posted by dunner View Post
Its funny how even when DD plays a great game and the haters will hate. Sure the battle your arguing over he lost but he also won more than he lost that are not on video. He has his weakness your not going to change him he is 5 "7" winning down low is not going to be his skill. Other players have weaknesses that are just as easy to see but no one talks about. Our best scoring forward Patches can't be a set up man he is flat out poor at it but no one cares. They compliment each other very well.
Unlike Desharnais, Pacioretty isn't one dimensional enough to always look to pass. He can and has plenty of times setup players for goals/scoring chances.

Here's a funny stat from last 2 seasons:

First Assists 5 on 5

Player A
11/12: 15
12/13: 7

Player B
11/12: 14
12/13: 9

One is the skilled Desharnais the other is the 'can't be a set up man' Pacioretty.

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