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In Topic: Inconsistency

Yesterday, 10:43 PM

What some guys have been doing isn't sustainable. Guys are not going to finish the year shooting over 15%. Dman over 10% etc..... Great goal scorers end up in the 12-13% range. of course Weiss isn't going to score on 100% of his shots either. That is why we are discussing the inconsistency's and discussing in other threads the need to continue to add more talent.


In Topic: Mantha getting closer.

Yesterday, 10:36 PM

So you accuse me of making up stats, then post the stats that prove I didn't make those up, then try to discredit the stats..... Ok.

Shanny wasn't a banger. Nor does being a "power forward" mean fighting. Does a player use their size and strength while playing the game? That can mean hits, fights, using the assets to protect the puck etc.... Is Ovie a power forward? Yes. Does he fight? Nope. Is Ryan a power forward? yes. Does he fight? Not much. You get the point.

Manthas game is very close to Shanny's. Now does that mean he is going to score 40 goals per year during his prime? No one knows. he could or he could be a bust.

Either way it will be fun to watch.


In Topic: Inconsistency

24 November 2014 - 09:05 PM

The scary part is we are this inconsistent with 3 F's on fire when it comes to scoring. Nyquist, Tatar and Franzen are all putting the puck in the net at rates that can't be sustained. Wait until the slumps and/or injuries come-which those will at some point.


In Topic: Mantha getting closer.

24 November 2014 - 09:00 PM

He is just like Shanny offensively. Shanny was not a banger, he stayed in good shooting positions so he could shoot. Most of his career he averaged less than 1 hit per game. Which makes sense-you don't want your high end shooters in the corners, you want them in front of the net somewhere to get their shots off. Yes Shanny was much more willing to drop the gloves than Mantha ever has been. But then again Mantha is a better skater than Shanny was.

 

now who makes it up first? The RW's said all summer that Mantha was going to be given every chance to make the roster coming out of camp. At no point did they ever say that about Pulks. Now Pulks is a RHed shooting winger that scored 30 goals last year. Yet the guy with 0 professional games was going to be given the chance. Why?

 

I was one and remain a guy that believes if we are going to make a deal, Tatar is the guy to be moved. Value for value. tatar is the most limited overall of all the young F's that have made it to date. That is not saying I dislike him. But to get a legit front of net forward or a good puck moving RHed Dman you have to give up something. No one is going to give us a star for table scraps.


In Topic: Mantha getting closer.

24 November 2014 - 11:25 AM

 

I'd put Abdelkader there now. He isn't playing like a grinder anymore, he's making offensive plays.

Better yes. But let him score 20 goals at least once in a season before we consider him more than a grinder type-which he is good at.