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05-17-2012, 04:24 PM
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Actually Valentenko was once a decent prospect. He was arguably the best dman in Hamilton during his rookie season in 07-08. Habs hoped that he could be a decent 3rd pairing dmen. However, he left Hamilton to play in the KHL in 08-09.

I also think that he almost the Rangers squad two years ago. However, now, with all the young prospects that they have, he was falling really far on the depth chart.
What with injuries to the core, Valentenko had every chance in the world to make the Rangers this year but had a terrible camp and preseason.

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