Thread: Player Discussion: Coots: Sean Couturier
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11-01-2013, 03:38 AM
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Originally Posted by Beef Invictus View Post
Couturier leads the regular team in GFON/60 at 2.10, indicating the team is most productive when he is on the ice (at even strength). He's also near the top in GAON/60, against hard competition. His competition has been Perry + Getzlaf, the Sedins, Crosby, and Brad Richards.
I think that's a convoluted way of saying that he has an OK +/- through 11 games, right? I don't think there has ever been much question about his shut-down defensive ability. But his continuing lack of offensive growth is starting to get a bit worrying/frustrating. It's especially exacerbated when he is now playing with more gifted linemates and the team is starved for goals to boot. By no means am I pessimistic about the kid, but it's about time we see more.

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