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03-24-2014, 10:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Bullsmith View Post
He's an elite goal scorer. Marian Hossa lite, and Marian Hossa was similarly criticized for much of his career, certainly through his time in Ottawa. Then he went to game 7 of the finals 3 years in a row for three different teams.
Not really a good comparison, Hossa is a dominant two way player while Vanek brings pretty much no defensive value. Vanek is less Hossa lite than Cammalleri++.

Originally Posted by SouthernHab View Post
This ranks as one of the dumbest threads on this Board ever.

The Bruins are the best defensive team in the League. We win in a shootout and you gripe about Tomas Vanek?

Seriously. This is sad.
Well and I would have figured that it was common knowledge Vanek is a one dimensional player, he isn't a two way guy and he's not suddenly going to become one at 30 years old. You'd think this fanbase would know how valuable that kind of player can be in the spring, what with a deep playoff run not too long ago on the back of goaltending and Cammalleri getting red hot.

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