F Teuvo Teräväinen - Jokerit, SM-Liiga (2012, 18th overall, Chicago)
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03-13-2012, 01:27 PM
Join Date: Nov 2010
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Have you watched complete games of hims this season? He doesn't play a particularly showy style, but he's very efficient and skilled. He's already a very complete player with only few weaknesses. He loves to play with the puck, has very good hands and shields the puck very well. He always keeps his head up when he has the puck. You don't have to be a sick dangler like Armia to be considered a top prospect.
The amount he's improved throughout this season is incredible. His progress has been astonishing.
I have actually seen him many times every season since he played in jr C including this season. I agree that he is a smart player with good instincts and efficient stickhandling. I don't think he's vision is as good as some people are saying here. Also he lacks that certain flair and creativity that make some players special. He's going to be a good player no doubt, but I think the hype is going a bit overboard as usual with Finnish prospects.
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