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03-02-2014, 01:37 AM
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Originally Posted by Oilking83 View Post
And Henrik Sedin has 191 goals in almost a 1000 nhl games. Let's not pretend Hemsky was ever expected to be a goal scorer. He's a playmaker plain and simple and was pretty good one before his injuries. My point is that Hemsky is out the door in 4 days and instead of kicking him on his way out let's remember he was our only good player for a number of years.
Hemsky isn't a particularly good playmaker either. This was a guy who was forcefed massive PP minutes for years and worked a pretty pedestrian halfboards PP. With the production of those units rarely being particularly good.

Fact of the matter is Hemsky is a player only in the NHL for offense, who other than a few years hasn't been particularly good at producing.

Lets not even pretend to compare the sublime passing and cycle ability of H Sedin to Hemsky jebus.

If Hemsky scores 60pts ever again in the NHL you can give me the gears here. I'll be here.

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