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    Default Malkin in today’s Ramblings. Trade him ?

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    Just finished reading today’s Ramblings. All the flags about Malkin.

    Being a Pens fan I am Pittsburgh biased and need some input.

    Malkin & Kessel as a pair should fetch a good return.
    Team 1: Hall, Eichel, Marner, Burns
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    Team 3: Ovechkin, Kuznetsov, Giroux

    The Red Flags mentioned in the Ramblings has me thinking should I move Malkin. My gut says keep him. Thoughts ?


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    Keep (3) McDavid, Crosby, Kucherov
    Malkin, Kessel, Panarin, Barkov, Scheifele, Point
    Ghost, Josi, I/R Klingberg
    Hellebuyck, Bobrovsky

    8 Team : 7F, 2D, 1G, 3 Bench, 5 I/R

    Goals 2pts, Assists 2pts, Special team points 1pt, Hat Trick 1pt, SOG .1pt, Hits/Blks .1pt.

    Wins 5pts, Shut Outs 2pts, Overtime/ Shoot out loss 1pts

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    Default Re: Malkin in today’s Ramblings. Trade him ?

    Malkin and red flags to be honest is an overreaction to short-term stats. Yes, he is not going to finish the season with 120+ points but should give you 90-100, if healthy. And how many players can give you that production? We're not talking about a new guy here. We're talking about Malkin, who has 2nd highest PPG in the league in the last 5 years (https://www.quanthockey.com/nhl/seas...ers-stats.html). Only injuries are a concern with him. He will give you PPG+ yet again this year, and the next, and probably the one after. Don't trade him unless you get a superstar in return.
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    Default Re: Malkin in today’s Ramblings. Trade him ?

    VincentVega, appreciate the step away from the edge information. I expect injury time with Geno. I also feel he will give me 80+ points depending on health.
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    ESPN Points based scoring
    Keep (3) McDavid, Crosby, Kucherov
    Malkin, Kessel, Panarin, Barkov, Scheifele, Point
    Ghost, Josi, I/R Klingberg
    Hellebuyck, Bobrovsky

    8 Team : 7F, 2D, 1G, 3 Bench, 5 I/R

    Goals 2pts, Assists 2pts, Special team points 1pt, Hat Trick 1pt, SOG .1pt, Hits/Blks .1pt.

    Wins 5pts, Shut Outs 2pts, Overtime/ Shoot out loss 1pts

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    Default Re: Malkin in today’s Ramblings. Trade him ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Grapes View Post
    VincentVega, appreciate the step away from the edge information. I expect injury time with Geno. I also feel he will give me 80+ points depending on health.
    Anxiety attack avoided cheers
    he'll give you 80+ with injuries 95+ without.

    78 gp last year - we saw the result. The smartest play with Malkin is for Pitt to manage his GP throughout the first half of the season. Seriously. give him second games of B2B off the odd time. if he skipped 3 gp as a healthy scratch now... gotta wonder what that would do come Feb/Mar.
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