The Mikhail Grigorenko Thread
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01-18-2013, 10:49 PM
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He is Russian but how do we know he is NOT the so called lazy Russian?
Everything we have seen from him has shown that he is dedicated and determined to excel here. He came to North America and has worked hard to become fluent in English, he didn't flee back to Russia during the lockout, he says he doesn't want anything to do with the KHL, and his goal is to show the teams that didn't pick him that they have made a terrible mistake. You mentioned the chip on his shoulder, that's one of the reasons we don't think he's a lazy. Pride.
The laziest person I've ever met is a Swede. How long before Grigorenko convinces people that the stereotype is false? Ten years from now will we be worried that he still might be a Euro who is starting to lose the battle of repressing his innate indifference?
Myers is from Texas, how do we know he is NOT the so called cowboy who will run away to join the rodeo?
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