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02-06-2013, 12:10 PM
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Originally Posted by Maxpac View Post
What he lacks of pure raw talent?? There's no we in that, just a I. Oilers management had 0 chance of knowing Galchenyuk's potential and how fast he would develop into an NHL talent. They did the right at the time. We struck gold, plain and simple.
Yes. What he lacks in pure raw talent. You know, speed, shooting. Galchenyuk is good, but Yakupov is way better for these things. Don't be a homer.

Galchenyuk is still the better player of the two, IMHO, for a multitude of other factors, primarily his hockey IQ and vision. But also work ethics, and decision making process.

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