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02-02-2014, 07:29 AM
Provolone & The Neck
Join Date: Sep 2009
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He doesn't get it.
He's basically saying he needs to go on hockeydb and see 30 in a particular season to consider him a 30 goal scorer.
Forgetting the fact he's scored 40 in 100 games since he left town. 100 games is more than enough to even out any hot and cold streaks.
100% absolutely correct. If you don't score 30 goals in a season, you are not a 30 goal scorer. You can be on pace for it, but having never done it, you are not one. The term refers to a player that has scored 30 goals over the course of a full season, not a guy that would have if he didn't get injured or the season was longer or a guy that has scored 30 goals over his last X games from this and last season combined.
This is a pretty ridiculous argument, really. I mean, is Mike Bossy a 70 goal scorer? He scored 70 in 82 games spanning two seasons. Is Mario Lemiux a 200 point guy? And so forth and so on.
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