NateElder12

NateElder12
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Forum: NHL SigningsJun 18 at 11:40
2018-19 : 2.21 P/60, 5.83 rel CF%, 7.07 rel xGF%, 9.09 iSH%, 100.56 PDO, 54.58 ZSR
2017-18 : 1.96 P/60, -0.89 rel CF%, 1.63 rel xGF%, 12.88 iSH%, 101.86 PDO, 42.64 ZSR
2016-17 : 1.60 P/60, -6.31 rel CF%, -6.04 rel xGF%, 12.04 iSH%, 102.33 PDO, 41.41 ZSR
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2016-19 : 1.92 P/60, -0.51 rel CF%, 0.78 rel xGF%, 11.42 iSH%, 101.6 PDO, 45.98 ZSR
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-width="550" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Kevin Hayes (rights traded to Philly) is a solid all-around player. Drives offence to the net a little, better defensively, very good shot, helps a power-play, ordinary penalty differential; no obvious weaknesses. <a href="https://t.co/XJb0GB2XRT">pic.twitter.com/XJb0GB2XRT</a></p>&mdash; Micah Blake McCurdy (@IneffectiveMath) <a href="https://twitter.com/IneffectiveMath/status/1135715137363566592?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 4, 2019</a></blockquote>
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This is the price you have to pay for a 2nd line center. It is probably a year or two too long and about 500k-750k too much, but it's better than the front office sitting on their hands waiting for the prospects to grow and become relevant. This team has a window now and this signing improves their chances. If you spend too much time looking for the long term, you never look at the short term. Hayes is a solid all-around player that will slot in well alongside players like Jake Voracek, Oskar Lindblom, and James vanRiemsdyk. No Flyer fan is going to loose sleep over this contract if he helps us go deep into the playoffs.