shmenguin wrote:niskanen was better than martin last year. i get the protected minutes thing, but it doesn't change what happened when each of them were on the ice. i wouldn't say martin was conclusively better than michalek either.
defending his play from last year is weird.
Yeah, I'm more inclined to talk about how great he has been this year and leave that disaster alone. Once again, why would the GM ask him if he wanted out unless he had a disaster of a season and the GM was concerned with his mindset?