Originally Posted by I_am_Belak_2
What's up with Rinaldo this year? 0 fights so far.
He's heartless. He says "he's working on his game" and that "he's not going to waste his time down here." Here's the thing, he's got 3/4 points all year, and has taken a bunch of charging penalties and gotten a few 10 minute misconduct penalties. Now, yes, some of his charging calls are bogus etc. (see his game misconduct). But the fact is he's not doing jack and I honestly wonder if he's really a team player at all. If he was, he wouldn't put this stupid self hand cuffing rule into effect.
I am willing to bet that if his line mate gets boarded he won't do a thing.
You got a guy like Cullen Eddy going out and scrapping Labrie a couple weeks back trying to get the team fired up. Where's freakin Rinaldo? Eddy is an average fighter at best and really only a middle weight and yet he's going out taking on a guy like Labrie bc no one else wants to. I love Eddy, he's by no means a guy who's gonna beat everyone senseless in fights. But the guy shows up night in and night out playing for his TEAM. Rinald should be scratched for a few games and Fitzgerald dressed on the fourth line. Rindaldo should then be told to watch how guys like McGinn, Fitz, Brown, and Eddy play the game. All freakin heart.
Another point, Schenn who isn't a non-fighter but not a regular fighter and a star player of the team went out of his way to start a scrap the other week. He responded to a linemate getting hit hard with a solid clean check and if he hand't fought no one would think anything of it. But he did it. But in Rinaldo's thinking Schenn must have been "wasting his time."
I'm really questioning whether Rinaldo is worth having on the Flyers with this mentality. It's a disgrace. End of rant.