After a 2008-2009 season during which his offensive production (20 goals and 19 assists for 39 points in 80 games) was mediocre at best, Tomas Plekanec has found a renewed passion and his old offensive flair this season. After 11 games, he already has recorded two goals and eight assists for 10 points, despite playing with several different wingers: Andrei Kostitsyn, Matt DÆAgostini, Max Pacioretty, Guillaume Latendresse, Maxim Lapierre, etc. We all remember the 2007-08 season when Plekanec played on a line with A. Kost and Alex Kovalev, leading the Habs to the regular season conference title. Plekanec notched 29 goals and 40 assists for 69 points in 81 games that season, a 22 points increase over the 2006-07 season. Jacques Martin is showing a lot of confidence in Plekanec this season, u ...
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