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11-27-2003, 07:49 AM
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Liquidrage*
 
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Originally Posted by stanley
My observation of the night involves Joni Pitkanen. I still think it's a little early to project too much on him, but he is one impressive player. It's not so much his talent - that (gulp) Bobby Orr-like circling in the Pens' zone last night as Exhibit A - but his degree of poise at 20 years of age. He just doesn't seem to get rattled for a young guy and seems to have a feel for when to jump up on a play.

So far, I'm wholly impressed by this player.
I'm all about his talent. He's incredible.

How about the play where he skated laterally creating space with the puck before firing off a sharp wrister that only a great glove save prevented from being a highlight reel goal to make the other fan envious.

Pitkanen is a stud. I could talk about him for hours. Hell, I even signed up for Google News Alerts on "Pitkanen".

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