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09-24-2010, 12:31 AM
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Originally Posted by Markstrom Rules View Post
Markstrom has played in, no dominated, a professional league for the last two years, the SEL which is a better league than the AHL. He'll have to get used to the N.A. game, but he should be placed higher on the depth chart than Plante right now. He'll have to earn it, but I'm sure he will. Plante is underrated this is true, but there is every justification for the way Markstrom has been hyped up. It's hardly an impetus for amazement.
And we've had hyped up goalies dominate a European league come here before and play terrible. I'm not saying Markstrom will. I expect him to be very good. But to think it's not possible that he will struggle is pretty ridiculous.

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