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05-06-2009, 07:09 PM
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Now, was he the one who was supposed to be drafted really early and a lot of teams passed over him for fear of him staying in Russia?
Yes.He was considered to be the 2nd most talented euro in the draft,behind Filatov.

Teams knew he was signed to a multi yr deal and were scared off,which was why the isles could gamble with a 3rd rounder on the 18 yr old.

He struggled in the KHL and ended the season in a lower league.

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