Pavel Bure wrote:Dickie Dunn wrote:I'll reiterate my original, very simple point. Despres being kept out of the lineup hurts the team's chances of winning.
His total lack of composure and playing smart simple hockey is what hurts this team's chances of winning.
This is pre-emptive (and not directed at you, PB):
The notion that one player like Despres has a significant effect on win/loss is just as absurd as me blaming the last two losses on him.
Hockey is a team game. 1 rookie defenseman will not make or break a game.