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12-09-2012, 10:57 AM
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Originally Posted by Darth Yoda View Post
Before he left, i think he was well on his way towards becoming a top-20 scorer in the NHL, whatever that is worth concerning his all-time status. It's safe to say his growing dominance over the following years concludes that.
In his final season Morozov had a 33 game goal scoring drought wedged between a mediocre start and a good finish. He was still maddeningly inconsistent at 26, even from game to game. I've never seen him dominate at anything, and I doubt he had the mental and physical power to do that in the NHL. He was a pretty nice guy and very skilled, but the definition of a soft perimeter player who wilted into the background when things got tough. Going back to Russia to become a RSL/KHL superstar was the right decision.

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