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11-19-2012, 09:29 AM
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vadim sharifijanov
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Originally Posted by Johnny Engine View Post
That's exactly him. I would say that Rupp being 5 years younger than Sloan was really fortunate. The make or break point in Sloan's career was probably around 2005, and we all know what happened then.

There are probably quite a few borderline checking forward guys who are 26/27 years old right now, who are currently watching their NHL careers go down the drain.
there was an article in the globe and mail this week about exactly that. i can't read it because apparently they limit you to 10 articles a month now and i've hit my ceiling.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/sport...rticle5345033/

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