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01-05-2013, 04:32 AM
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The only player to have more points per minute on the powerplay than RNH last season was Giroux. Malkin was close but RNH was better. To do that as an 18 year old, he could very well eventually be the best PP player in the league on a year to year basis someday.
Shhh. Keep that on the down low.

We don't need to give the stats crowd another thing to deem "unsustainable".

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01-05-2013, 04:34 AM
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Going to be a good third. Glad I stayed up for this.

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With Schultz and Eberle on his line I have little doubt.
I think with the man advantage, it will be RNH inflating their totals.

PP Points Per 60 Minutes
Crosby: 7.719(only 22 games)
Giroux: 7.575
RNH: 7.419
Couture: 7.222
Hall: 6.747
Malkin: 6.239
Elias: 6.181
Pominville: 6.070
Eberle: 5.911
Tavares: 5.769
Selanne: 5.734
Neal: 5.733
Kopitar: 5.601
H. Sedin: 5.400
Stamkos: 4.815
Ovechkin: 4.868
Kovalchuk: 4.591
Seguin: 4.522
B. Richards: 4.223

Sure, a year makes a difference in Hall and Eberle's production but they were no where near that good in their rookie seasons. I think RNH was the big difference.

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01-05-2013, 04:42 AM
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I didn't follow the selection camp that closely, so legite question. With how pitiful our defense is, why didn't we bring Pulock?

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He wasnt invited to the selection camp.

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He wasnt invited to the selection camp.
Why though? It's not like we have an all-star group

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Defensive gaf and Yak scores.

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Is that 6 PP points for the 1st overall picks now?

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Yakupov never shows up in big games......

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That was just horrendous. New PK method. Everyone go into the same corner at once, and don't come away with the puck

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Team Canada defense is so bad

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No one will want to take a penalty against the Oilers.

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Why though? It's not like we have an all-star group
Who's spot does he take?

You take Dumba before you take Pulock imo.

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Yakupov never shows up in big games......
Its only a bronze medal game.. its not even the finals..

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Who's spot does he take?

You take Dumba before you take Pulock imo.
Maybe I'm just higher on Pulock than most. If you're taking guys like Murphy and Rielly, you need guys like Pulock who play a calmer game, and can read the play well. Our defense is just all over the place

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Yak and Nuge should take the gloves off and fight on centre ice.

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Yakupov never shows up in big games......
I don't mean to sound overly negative but lets be honest...this is rare.

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Maybe I'm just higher on Pulock than most. If you're taking guys like Murphy and Rielly, you need guys like Pulock who play a calmer game, and can read the play well. Our defense is just all over the place
Murray would have been nice for that.

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Maybe I'm just higher on Pulock than most. If you're taking guys like Murphy and Rielly, you need guys like Pulock who play a calmer game, and can read the play well. Our defense is just all over the place
Pulock is no pillar of defense. I like his game a lot, but realistically, if you take him then Murphy stays home and we all know that was never going to happen.

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4 game suspension?

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Looks like we got Murphy'd again.

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What was that it look like Murphy wanted to slap him with his stick

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Murphy you bone head you were not even close to a stick check there.

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4 game suspension?
Life time ban would be nice.

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Murray would have been nice for that.
Oh definitely. The loss of Murray was massive

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Pulock is no pillar of defense. I like his game a lot, but realistically, if you take him then Murphy stays home and we all know that was never going to happen.
He is compared to the guys we have though imo. His defense is seriously underrated

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