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03-12-2013, 05:38 PM
Moonlapse Vertigo
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Originally Posted by Mr Forever View Post
RNHs skating isn't impeccable. He's pretty quick and had a decent stride. Hall and Paajarvi are great skaters. When watching them skate and watching Hopkins skate, there's a pretty noticeable difference if you ask me.

When I see RNH skate, I see: not much power but a nice fluid motion.
You're putting too much emphasis on speed and power though. RNH's stride and motion were phenomenal last year and he could turn opposing players inside out in a very small space with his skating. I've only seen him make those types of moves on maybe a couple of occasions this year - he did it once in the last game when the Oilers were on the powerplay.

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