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01-22-2013, 10:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Nedved View Post
i'll say it:

i think emelin will be the best defensive d-man in a couple years. the guy has an unreal skill set a lot of players simply do not have, at his size and strength.

really, really love this player. just needs to play, and learn from his mistakes and limit his risk-taking.

pk will never reach the next level if he cannot stay out of the box but could learn a thing or two from markov about being a professional on the ice. markov reminded me tonight the difference in mentality, which you cannot teach, but it resonates through-out the team.

markov just makes me feel comfortable, subban never brought anything but pure excitement. he has a LONG way to go.
He's got talent that Markov never had though. His skating is sick. He hits, isn't afraid to get dirty and he's just really, really good.

I was skeptical of him but he's really proven to be a gem. I'm excited at watching him develop. He's not as good as Markov was in his prime but he will be very soon.

If he ever signs a contract.

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