Discussion in 'The KHL' started by Kshahdoo, Oct 11, 2020.
5+13 after 15 games, and he's 42.
he sure has made Shevchenko stfu.
Shevchenko is asshole.
I like him, his jokes can be a bit too much, yeah...I like Milbury too, I like guys like that, got b..lZ
Well he's not playing in an elite league.
PPG level is the KHL means a player can play in the NHL, and can play pretty good.
He would not be putting those points up in today's NHL.
does he still want to play for the national team?
I'm not saying, he would be a PPG player in the NHL.
Not sure about this.
Will he play on Olympics in 2022?
He is playing in an elite league. Just not the NHL.
Is it "Elite" when 3rd and 4th liners in the NHL can finish in top 10 scoring in the KHL?
Yes, because the NHL is freaking amazing.
how has his overall game looked?
I dont expect that guy will ever not be in top shape, but his foot/ankle looked to have visibly slowed him his last try at the NHL
I actually don't follow him, just saw his stats and posted. I think, Dats never was very fast, he played hockey different, mostly relied on his sense and IQ. I'm pretty sure, if he didn't have problems with health, he would have still played in the NHL.
He always was the better player, than Marleau, and Marleau is still in the NHL.
well, he is far better than Marleau.
As a Wings’ fan, he was noticeably slower his last year. It made him less effective.
I was hoping that it was an injury/surgery that one heals from and improves down the road.
He had cadaver tendons tied into his foot, iirc.
He would be putting up more points than Marleau or Thornton, not to mention a bunch of younger guys who have contracts in the NHL.
Nope. He most obviously retired form the NT after the Olympics.
Most definitely not.
Is it "elite" when former NHL 50 goals scorers are middle of the pack KHLers or NHL 30 goal scroers can't cut it at all in the KHL? Is it "elite" if a former so-so KHL defenceman wins the Norris in the NHL?
Looks like he had time to heal, settle down and prepeare for this season as well as figure out his off ice family issues. He looks like a 42 year old Datsyuk, i.e. still better than most of them.
Don't expect the guy to understand any realistic comparisons, he didn't even understand people got excited about Spengler Cup because it's not best on best and containing "irrelevant players" Just one of those narrow minded North Americans not knowing **** about anything outside the North American hockey bubble
He's still deceptively strong on his skates. I think it was in OT against Magnitka where he leaned into a great reverse hit in open ice.
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