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12-29-2012, 03:12 PM
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PantherStriker
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Originally Posted by Ryker View Post
Yeah, I was pissed off at his play, as well, no passing whatsoever. Same with Grigorenko against Germany. They both have great individual skills, but such play doesn't lead anywhere. But I think or at least hope that with Yakupov it wasn't so much selfishness, it was just him carrying a big burden as a highly touted future star, captain of the team and Russia playing at home. I don't think he was lazy and just wanted to cruise and stickhandle, as he did backcheck and play hard on the defense.
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His two shot blocks had me laughing. Ending up sprawling on his back trying to avoid the shot on his first attempt, and going head first (but blocking it at a key moment) was gutsy. I think the crowd also put a big burden on him mentlaly

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