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11-14-2012, 12:44 PM
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Originally Posted by JetsAlternate View Post
Is anybody else beginning to become bothered by Igor Larionov's constant comparison of Nail to Bure? Prior to Monday's HHOF induction ceremony, Larionov spoke with TSN's That's Hockey. When asked if any player of Pavel's caliber and excitement would ever appear in the league again, his words were something to this effect: "Nail Yakupov. Players like that don't come around every year."
Nail plays nothing like Bure.

I find it an truly annoying comparison. Russian and #10 is where the comparison starts and ends IMO.

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