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12-30-2012, 10:41 PM
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Originally Posted by WTFetus View Post
I don't know about Datsyuk and Zetterberg in particular, but not all great players are great teachers. Dan Boyle for example isn't known to be a good mentor. There are no examples of him talking to rookies and helping them. Blake and Lidstrom on the other hand were good mentors.
Of course if there were instances where rookies said Datsyuk and Zetterberg pulled them aside/stayed after practice to help/etc, then you have a point. I honestly have no clue about them.
I'd count on Zetterberg more than Datsyuk in this regard.

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