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08-28-2011, 08:10 AM
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Originally Posted by WhisperInTheWind View Post
Graig Button seems to be impressed by Teräväinen at the Ivan Hlinka: "In addition to Yakupov, Button labeled Finnish forward Teuvo Teravianen as a potential sleeper in the 2012 draft.

The 5-10, 161-pound wing racked up 16 goals and 35 points through 11 games for his Jokerit U16 club in 2009-10. Last season, he produced five goals and 17 points in 11 games for Finland's Under-17 Team. He has compared his style of play to Patrick Kane and Datsyuk.

"Talk about a dynamic skater, Teravianen is a guy who can make things happen so quickly," Button said. "He's really smart and able to draw defenders to him and make really good plays. Right now, he's a little slight, but when you watch him on the ice, he's a real dynamic player. Right now, for me, he's a guy who is a first-round pick. By springtime, he could be mentioned among the top guys."

This bit was attached to a Nail Yakupov article in NHL.com. (don't know how to link)

Guess Button has a higher opinion on him than us finns.
Teräväinen playing on the 3rd line today for Jokerit on the European Trophy against Brno. Stream should be available for everyone.

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