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11-10-2012, 04:42 AM
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Originally Posted by Hanji View Post
To be fair, Yakupov was centered by Grigorenko at Junior Summit Series and now by Khokhlachev. Both these guys are really good players; yet guys Yakupov couldn't mesh with. At some point the responsibility should be on Yakupov.
Despite being shadowed, and regardless of linemates, I'd like to see him (at least once) put on a Tarasenko or Kuznetsov performance at this level. He certainly has the talent to do so. But for some reason he hasn't been able to carry a team on his back while being the 'go to guy' yet.
Yaks destroyed the Canadian JR team last January. 4 A's in that game.
This tourny means jack and ****, Yakupov is scoring goals in the KHL with limited opportunity.
HF Oil just being manic depressive again is all.

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