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09-11-2012, 10:13 PM
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Viqsi
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Originally Posted by IceManCat View Post
Why? the op asked about him. You can compare him to a player that he is similar too or you can compare him to what he is not, both can be used to gauge a description. Why is a description have to only be limited to your perception ? We know that Phil Kessel is no Wayne Gretzky but he is a solid scorer. From that example you can use a generational player to describe the non generational player and gauge his talents that way; albeit you'll need more information than that.
Yeah, but "he's not generational" is kind of expected and implied. After so much abuse here, folks tend to assume someone even bringing up such a comparison is just being a homer rather than being someone who has a propensity for stating the obvious.

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