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02-09-2013, 07:05 PM
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Originally Posted by Damn Skippy View Post
The difference is much more than rink size. There is far more skill, and especially speed and size, in the NHL. That's a huge adjustment, especially for a small man.
Pretty much. Vatanen was probably used to being the fastest and most talented player on the ice. That isn't the case in the NHL. He isn't that much faster than everyone, or that much more talented anymore. I think some experience in the NA game, and a bit more strength will go a long way.

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