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03-26-2008, 04:11 PM
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Joretus
 
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Well, I wrote that and it's probably best that I clarify that. Rajala is really fast and smooth skater and he controls the puck well, so you can imagine that it looks like a Pavel Pure look-a-like is on the ice when he plays in juniors. Of course he's far from the level that Pavel Pure was in Vancouver in his early years and it's likely that Rajala will never be nearly as good player as Pavel Pure was, but Pure is the best comparison that I can think for Rajala with Sami Kapanen.

Pavel Bure skating, Saku Koivu's spirit&spins&stickhandling&vision with Sami Kapanen's ability to fore&backcheck without hitting ability.

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