How many games does Smyth play this year?

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  1. jgoud*

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    Hopefully less than half. He is God awful out there and is incredibly slow. And it pisses me off when Eakins' excuse for benching him becomes "I could have picked 1 of 4 guys and I knew he wasn't going to pout about it". When do you think he'll be out of the lineup regularly? Or do you even think that will happen?
     
  2. The Nuge

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    Hopefully he'll play around half. He should have some gas left in the tank then if we make the playoffs
     
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    He will play in about half. Given injuries he will always draw in here or there.
     
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    If Smyth was utilized in a 4th line role, 5-10 minutes a night, some power play time, I could see him getting into 65-70 games this year, the tank is almost dry, but the guy still has a great nack of scoring greasy goals. IMO. I still think Smyth is a heck of a lot more valuable than Brown.
     
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    If everybody's healthy he shouldn't be in the lineup. I'm guessing he plays 37 games.
     
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    I'm hoping he only plays when we have an injury at left wing
     
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    :laugh: great choice of username
     
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    Too many.
     
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    Does he? He has something like 2 goals over his last 60 odd NHL games dating back to the 2011/2012 season.
     
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    Smyth is not an NHL player anymore, too slow to keep up even with other team's 4th liners, not to mention elite offensive players. If he's a regular on the Oilers, this team is in real trouble.
    How many games he WILL play? My guess is many, maybe most of the them.
     
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    If I had my way, it would be ZERO. But since I'm not the one he has some magical control over, I will say 45.
     

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