Was this his true breakout season? Can Latendresse sustain this type of performance?
The answer to both questions is the same, not likely. Latendresse's performance in Minnesota was built on the back of two trends - first, he increased his shots per game rate by nearly half in Minnesota. During his career in Montreal, Latendresse averaged 1.64 shots per game. In 55 games with Minnesota he averaged 2.41 shots per game. Was this the unveiling of a new player, was it due to Minnesota's system or was it Latendresse's new linemates?
What say you, Wilderness?