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02-07-2013, 03:47 PM
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Originally Posted by SDBondra View Post
That's a fair point. I know they used to compare him to Crosby but I think that was mainly just because he was a child phenom. I saw a little of him in the WJC's but he was playing 4th line. Is there an NHL player he's often compared to? I saw Eric Staal above but that makes no sense - Staal is big and size is a major component in his game. MacKinnon is 5'11".
A better version of Taylor Hall is probably the best comp. Explosive acceleration with a really good shot.

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