Originally Posted by SoCalBronco
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?
Not only that...but both Stastny, and Wolski are breathing down Kopitar's neck in the rookie points race. Both of them have played fewer games as well.