Thread: Confirmed with Link: Andrei Markov signs for Vityaz Chekhov (KHL)
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10-26-2012, 06:23 AM
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Originally Posted by Estimated_Prophet View Post
I was going to mention Malakhov as well. Malakhov was a better skater than Subban and could absolutely dominate when his mind wasn't in the clouds. As far as the Markov comparison goes, Subban is definitely more physically gifted but Markov's real gift is his hockey sense and vision, which Subban still has a long ways to go to be in the same league as Markov was in his prime.
Agreed. I still wonder at times what Malakov could have been had he had the dedication to go with the talent.

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