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I noted on Wednesday that I thought Kopitar's performance with Gaborik was very promising despite just the one point. But I guess I didn't know the half of it. Eight points in two games after that brought more than a handful of poolies back up among the leaders in their league. I have him in two of the leagues, both of which I think I should be leading but have not been. Just from those two games - one player - and now in both leagues I've pulled into a three-way tie for first (or close enough). The scary thing is that he's on pace for just 56 points. Still. He'll get at least 64, and probably closer to 70 or 72. Which means about 47 points in the next 48 games.
I love it when injuries strike and the beneficiary of said