RW/C Ryan Strome (2011, 5th overall, Islanders)
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04-21-2011, 05:07 PM
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
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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.
Yeah, Semin might have the most pure skill out of anyone in the league right now. It's really too bad.
Don't mistake that for a Kovalev comparison though, while he's not always on the ball offensively he does play a two-way game and isn't a 'soft floater' like a lot of people seem to think.
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