RW Ryan Strome (2011, 5th overall, Islanders)
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04-21-2011, 05:04 PM
Join Date: Mar 2007
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So you've obviously never watched either of them play? Alexander Semin is one of the few players in the league that can take over a game like nobody else. Strome also has the ability to really turn the tide of a game on his own, though not in the way that Semin can. Strome is very consistent though in his contributions.
gotta agree with this. i've seen semin completely dominate games and make ovie look like a bystander. his flaw is that his compete level is very inconsistent. imo, if he had sidney crosby or john tavares's determination to be great, he'd be right up there with if not surpassing sid and ovie. alas, the same type of statement can be said of many players over the years.
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