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03-11-2014, 08:25 AM
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Originally Posted by rynryn View Post
I think the rationale is Coyle is a better possession player than Nino. we want to be a possession team so...Idea is to have a solid possession guy on a line with Mikko so Mikko is less afraid to "cheat".
The only real possession metric is Corsi, and Nino's Corsi Rel is 4th among forwards at 8.8 (behind Koivu, Parise, and Pominville) while Coyle's is tied for 6th at 4.2.

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