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06-22-2011, 08:11 PM
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Originally Posted by sonsofcain View Post
What people are saying is this: Varlamov has more talent, and Neuvirth succeeds more based on technique. Technique absolutely can be learned to a very significant extent, whereas talent obviously cannot. If you accept the premise that Varlamov can improve his technique with learning and experience, you have to conclude that he has the potential to improve more than Neuvirth does.
accept thats not it at all. varly being more athletic doesnt mean he has more talent. it means that he is more athletic.

i can accept the premise that varly CAN use better technique, i dont accept that he WILL.

in short i dont buy that varly will end up the better goaltender. i think that is completely left in the balance.

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