Benoit Pouliot is this year's obligatory enigma
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12-17-2013, 03:53 PM
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So what? If the player was brought in to do what he's done elsewhere, what does it matter that his innate talent has never translated? He's brought to do a job. That job is not to be a highly productive player, but produce decently for a 3rd liner. He's not doing that either, but all the talk of how much skill he has is really besides the point. He's enigmatic in the sense that he isn't doing what he's already proven capable of, not in the sense that he should be able to do more than he's done in the past.
We bemoan the fact that this team lacks heart, plays with little intensity and competes sporadically. Maybe part of that is adding players like Pouliot to the roster. If you're play without heart, you have to contribute.
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