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12-02-2008, 10:16 AM
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Originally Posted by GoldenForum View Post
I like Lats, but anyone who for a moment thinks that Lats is in the same company as Lucic is dreaming. Lucic is far and away a better player-- he's got star potential to him. Lats has yet to demonstrate that he'll be a top 6 forward. Lucic plays with Savard because he can skate, make plays, and keep up with him. When has Lats ever put on a strong/dominating performance (over say 5 consecutive games) even when he's played on the top 2 lines.

C'mon, if you were offered Lucic for Lats straight-up, you wouldn't flinch (smile excluded).

A more genuine comparison: Lucic vs Pacioretty (in say 3-5 years).
huh? Lucic has star potential? He's leetching off Savard and is still nowhere close to a point per game.

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