Thread: PGT: Oilers Win 3-2
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02-25-2013, 05:39 PM
Master Lok
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Originally Posted by Philly85 View Post
Detroit and Zetterberg also came up on a team loaded with everything. These situations are not remotely comparable. They were also both much later round pics. Also, Yakupov is 19, gonna be 20 before next season starts. Why not put him in his natural position to succeed, with like minded, creative players. He's a talented, skilled winger. JMO.
The point is Datsyuk and Zetterberg were able to retain their "goalscoring-ness" despite playing on the 3rd and 4th line. Some posters believe that throwing young scorers there will ruin their goal scoring ability and "turn them into checkers".

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