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10-07-2003, 04:43 AM
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Originally Posted by JCProdigy
Developing players "the right way" from within is what hopefully the Rangers are trying to do with Tjutin. Lets face the fact that the guy IS NOT READY for regular shifts in the NHL at this time.
If Fedor "is not ready", then what does that say about Bobo, Malakhov and Purinton, who he handily outplayed through preseason?

I think it's sad that developing players the "right way" means getting them as far away from this team as we can. 29 other NHL teams have rewarded spectacular play from young players with roster spots, putting their best 23 players together regardless of their age. I'm a big Bouchard supporter, but Tjutin earned that spot and should keep it until his play earns him a demotion.

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