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02-08-2013, 04:21 PM
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Sojourn
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Originally Posted by Damn Skippy View Post
No, he doesn't. Most often the opposition closes faster than he expects and then he tries and fails to skate out of it, or dumps it away.

On defense, if he loses the footrace he's ****ed, because he can't win a physical battle against anyone other than Tyler Ennis.
I think Vatanen's speed has been a tad overrated too. He hasn't shown that separation ability that you'd expect to hear when people say "He'll be your best and/or fastest skater."

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