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10-14-2013, 12:18 AM
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Originally Posted by The Perfect Human View Post
People really under-estimate the "instant offense" that comes with Ribeiro. There are few players in the league that can single-handedly transform a PP and line the way he can.

Loui Eriksson's numbers took a huge hit after he left last season.
Dallas actually had the 2nd worst PP in the NHL in 2011-12.

Capitals PP isn't very good this year ironically because Ribeiro actually shot the puck. All the opposing team has to do to shut it down now is stand next to Ovechkin and block Mike Green shots. Backstrom won't shoot and Grabovski won't rotate with Backstrom or pass to Brouwer.

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