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11-07-2013, 09:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Winston Wolf View Post
Rough patch?

25 year old forwards that are paid among the very top in the league don't record 7 assists in 15 games. Please name me even one comparable player that has had a comparable stretch of games. Giroux's horrid starts have taken this team out of playoff contention two years in a row; that's not a small sample size.

It's completely possible that he turns it around, but this team shouldn't take that risk.
Crosby had 2 points in 7 games in November 2009.
Ovechkin had 7 in 15 in November and Decemeber 2011.
Henrik Sedin had 4 in 11 in Feb and March 2012.

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