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02-02-2013, 11:58 AM
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Victoria BC
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After being drafted by the Canadiens, Markov who played from Khimik Voskresensk knew he needed to move the a better team. He went to camp for Dynamo Moskva, but the only spot left on the team was at defense as the forwards position were all set. He actually accepted the d'men position and on the very first was amongst the best d'men in the league.
Anyway, probably not as simple as that, but I've read that somewhere.
Considering is strongest quality as a player is how smart he is, I would believe the transition was not such a big deal to him. And, I feel you can see some forward typical skills, especially on shootout.
Thanks. Wonder how his career would've turned out if that team had a forward spot for him....
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