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10-19-2003, 08:57 PM
Join Date: Aug 2003
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MAB is so reminding me of Brian Rafalski in his rookie season. People were like "what the hell is that little defenceman doing on the point? or starting that up-ice rush?"
Rafalski posted very good offensive numbers in 4 seasons at University of Wisconsin, then went overseas. His last season in Finland he had 53 points in 53 games. No one knew of him. And now?
Ive been a big fan of MAB ever since he came out of the blue and actually played some regular season games for us (which some thought would be it for his NHL carrier). He looks like a keeper. (man, did he ever tear up the QMJHL, how did he not get drafted??)
It shows how pathetic teams are that they wouldn't draft a kid who sets QMJHL records for goals scored by a Dman. I mean even in the ninth bloody round!!!!!! But I think Semi did damn good considering he'd have to be a bit rusty not playing in a few weeks, the nerves of playing first game of the year, and on top of all that having to play against the Avs lineup.
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