Eh I don't know. Gaborik is a lightning rod, sure, but he's also streaky and, IMO, a very high-risk acquisition.
Dude has scored 40+ in 3 of his last five seasons ( 3 of his last 4 full seasons).
In one of those seasons that he didn't net 40+ he played only 17 games but still netted 13 goals.
In the two yeas preceding this run he netted 30 goals in 48 games in 06-07 and 38 goals in 65 games the season before that.
Dude is light years better offensively then any player on our roster.
Oh, and he's still only 31.
Yeah, having a bad year this year...but that whole roster was.
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