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09-28-2012, 06:35 AM
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Jussi
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Originally Posted by UsernameWasTaken View Post
Is he good staying in Finland - or do you think he's one of the crowd who should have downgraded from Euro-mens' league and just tried to dominate at the CHL level (i.e. playing 20 minutes a game against teenagers N. Am-style vs. lesser game-experience against adults?).
No, he's fine staying here. All the travelling he's done over the past summer (4 trips to the US) and the training missed due to that is showing. He'll be better next season after a "normal" off-season(which means he's not ready to come to NA a year from). He and Pulkkinen just have not clicked at any stage and in yesterday's game he center Jarkko Ruutu and Jani Rita. Pulkkinen's new line scored two goals and he opened his scoring for the season with an assist.

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