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01-14-2012, 02:09 AM
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Originally Posted by Death By BB Gun View Post
What does age have to do with anything?
By today's standards, Hagelin is barely a rookie. He's older than the average rookie in today's league, and his level of preparation and NHL readiness, his fundamentals and hockey sense are all far above what the average neophyte starts their career with. His body is also more mature, as compared to a kid like Couturier.

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