Originally posted on The Predatorial  |  Last updated 6/24/13
Photo Credit: Sarah Fuqua Paul Gaustad was brought into the Predators organization at the trade deadline last season for the playoff push. He brought size, a tenacious defensive effort, and was a master of the face-off. Nashville traded a first round pick to the Sabres for him and it paid off somewhat in the playoffs. He earned a sizable contract after that and here is where we are now… From Then to Now Gaustad was known for having a strong work ethic and Sabres fans loved him for it. Many were upset by his departure from Buffalo and wished him well in his new pursuits with the Predators. He was well over 20 points a year with the Sabres but since then his goal totals have diminished considerably. For perspective, Gaustad has only scored three goals in 47 games played (including the playoffs) for the Predators. Even though he was not brought into the organization for his offensive output, this is a bit of a concern. Beyond the Stats The stats don’t lie as Paul Gaustad is huge on th...
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