Is it better to be a 3rd/4th line player with very little special teams time on a top 3 team or a 1st/2nd line player with plenty of power play time on a weak team.
Leave your team now and go to another team asap. If you're not playing serious minutes it's doesn't matter how good the team is.
Always want to put development over anything else. If not seeing PP, PK, last few minutes of periods your player is not top end of team at that level. Player is losing out on developing in those areas. With that said, 3rd and 4th line players can still be playing a specific role so dont consider his TOI garbage time. Not every player is a PP capable player and that is ok. No clear answer on what to do so you need to make decision.
Depends. Top 3 team where?
If top 3 in the country then you could stay because of the scouting. Assuming you play regular shifts, scouts that watch those top teams should be smart enough to appreciate and notice bottom six forwards. But if you mean top 3 in some random league then go play for the team where you will play more.
Looks like someone chased the whalers and river rats just to say they play on the best teams.
Whalers super team currently not mixing well with the BA players.