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08-14-2009, 12:55 PM
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To further that, I think DL sees something in Kopi. Heck, everyone could see that he was running out of gas by the end of seasons. I think he got that contract because he "gets it". All contracts to young players are a risk, but this is a pretty good one to take IMO.
If an out of shape, young Kopitar is able to do what he did his first 3 years in the NHL, then imagine what an in-shape, experienced Kopitar can do for the next 7 years. That's why he got the contract.
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