Originally Posted by 24champbailey
Check this out from the Bellowing Moose column at the NBC hockey site:
"Evgeni Malkin is the consensus pick here, but the Moose hates conventional wisdom (“Crash” wins best picture? Please.) That’s why we’re once again going west and picking L.A.’s Anze Kopitar, who’s been every bit as good as Malkin without the hype."
How do they come to the "every bit as good" conclusion?
He's good, but he's no Malkin.
Malkin has 41 points in 38 games.
Kopitar has 39 points in 45 games.
How is that even roughly equal?
"Be a McDonald's cheeseburger. A McDonald's cheeseburger is the same. Everyone buys it because it's consistent. It's the same thing every time. It's always good, tastes the same way. Be a cheeseburger."