Thread: Value of: David Perron to Detroit
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11-11-2012, 04:30 PM
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Originally Posted by jroc86 View Post
Zetterberg and Datsyuk are still among 2 of the hottest players in the World as of today ... they both have allot of elite hockey left in them. Neither has ever had Bure'esque speed, Lindros'esque physicality, or prime-Ovechkin wreckless abandonment... like Lidstrom, they are surgeons - not stunt men and their games never hinged on "young mans" physical gifts in the first place. They are effective with hard work, responsibility, puck skills, and hockey IQ. Cant wait to see Brunner and Nyquist come into the fold when things get going this year ....
Datsyuk could be an elite player until he's 40. I dunno if you can say the same about Zetterberg. He hasn't been the same player since the 09 playoffs. His skating made him a Conn Smythe winner, he isn't as big of a factor in games without it.

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