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03-31-2010, 03:33 PM
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iceman42
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Originally Posted by captainpaxil View Post
is there an option for him in jrs? he could transition to the smaller rinks while competing against guys at his age range. still gives him another year to develop and might give him an easier time in the ahl. be alot easier to follow his progression if he was on this side of the pond too. and if he dominates againt the competition there i dont think confidence is a bad thing for a young goaltender.
I have a couple of friends who live in Russia and watch a ton of hockey and from what they said hes finally starting to put his talent together and hitting his stride offensively. they did point out that a power forward in Russia is not the same as a power forward in the NA, its not a big body in front of the net crashing and banging.

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