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06-22-2012, 10:51 AM
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Mats Zuccarelli
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Originally Posted by Trxjw View Post
They do it for the ratings. It's the same reason every player drafted gets compared to some elite, recognizable name when the selection is made. The hardcore fan knows Yakupov isn't the next Pavel Bure, but they make the comparison for mass-appeal.
But at least be objective and fair. Tell us the player's strengths and weaknesses. Don't talk about him like he's the second coming of Gretzky and Orr.

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