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02-25-2013, 10:32 AM
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Originally Posted by Guins71 View Post
It amazes me the amount of hype kulemin gets on this board. He has had one very good year. People assume his game will translate the same with Malkin as it does overseas, however the game is played differently over there. I always worry when a guy fluctuates so much with goal scoring because I think the ability might be there but committment maybe not
I don't get this line of thinking.

He's a young guy, only makes 2.8MM, and wouldn't cost as much as Iginla or Stewart, Perry, etc...

Isn't the exact kind of guy we SHOULD be hyping and looking at? Struggling top-6 with good defensive responsibility, physicality, and at least some reason to think he'd turn it around here?

edit: and I'll repeat - I do NOT THINK he will ever regain his 30-goal form. Here, there, anywhere. Not in a box, or with a fox. But I think he'd be a really good compliment to Geno's line. Even if he can't recapture their KHL Chemistry.

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