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11-24-2012, 10:06 AM
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Originally Posted by Sundinisagod View Post
That gpg pace is pretty impressive. For all the flak Grigs was getting around draft time, he deserves more props for his play this season. At this early stage of the season it looks like he belonged in the top 5 afterall. Personally I never had a strong opinion for or against him due to limited viewing, but I do admit that Button and Bobby Mac saying he was dropping out of the top 10 did make me somewhat of a skeptic...that combined with some minimal viewings of him while he may have been playing with an injury and mono...in hindsight he prolly deserved his stock to go up not down for playing through that. I wouldn't call it a stretch to say that his game could translate better to the NHL than Yakupov's.
Here's my article on him before the draft..about the time he was starting to get criticized by everybody. Rumors starting to come up about his age, dedication to the game,etc.

http://hockeylobby.blogspot.ca/2012/...faultvmlo.html

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