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08-26-2012, 04:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Mr Atoz View Post
The difference between Erixon and Zuccarello is that Zuccarello was an established player in another professional league and Erixon is a 21 year old prospect. The Rangers didn't go looking to unload Erixon. He was included in a blockbuster deal. Zuccarello will not ever put up Parenteau numbers. I didn't want the Rangers to give up on Parenteau. Zuccarello will never be a quality NHL player.
Zuccarello and Parenteau are very, very similar. If Zuccarello played with a great center like Tavares, I dont doubt he could put up big numbers.

But, again - and much like Parenteau, it wouldnt be on a successful team because hes severely lacking in other parts of the game.

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