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Thread: [Cage Match Tournament] #4 Kessel vs. #5

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    Default [Cage Match Tournament] #4 Kessel vs. #5

    This here is round one of the Lemieux Bracket. Remember, this poll is for a points only keeper league. Make sure you get caught up by reading the article on the front page to see the full bracket but for now cast your votes and comment away, we want to hear what you have to say!

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    #1 Steven Stamkos vs. #8 Bobby Ryan
    #2 John Tavares vs. #7 Marian Gaborik
    #3 Anze Kopitar vs. #6 Jamie Benn
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    This is a tough one for me. Obviously Kessel is having the better season right now, but my gut says go with Seguin. I think his skating and work ethic are going to get him to the point where in a year or two it's Seguin hands down. Kessel just hasn't seemed to show that consistency, but then again, I don't have a true basis for Seguin, either. I honestly think Kessel is the more logical choice, but somehow Seguin is the sexier one. Yet, I think the sexier choice will actually be the right choice here long-term. I really like where Boston is cap-wise and I think they'll find a way to get some serious consistent scoring from a top line with Seguin on it.
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    Seguin for me and really it isn't even close. I do think Kessel can be a consistent 35-40 goal, 75-80 point player.....but Seguin will just be better long-term. It's not necessarily that I don't like Kessel, I just like Seguin more.
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    Hahaha was this done on purpose?

    Seguin and Hamilton for me as well. Woops I mean just Seguin. Sorry Phil.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hockeyrobot View Post
    Hahaha was this done on purpose?

    Seguin and Hamilton for me as well. Woops I mean just Seguin. Sorry Phil.
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    Had a good laugh when i saw the matchup. Since Seguin is my favorite no chance i vote gainst him here.
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    Seguin is destroying Kessel.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Carcillo View Post
    Seguin is destroying Kessel.
    No surprises there.
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    This one wasn't tough at all....Seguin.
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    I don't think any of the 4 this time were a hard choice. All 4 leaders should be it. Benn and Kopitar was the closest and I still have to go with Benn even with Points only. Kopitar has reached his plateau and Benn is still going up.
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    Seguin for me in a heart beat and as a leaf fan I would personally carry Kessel all the way to Boston in order to trade them for each other (never mind, Knight and Hamilton).
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