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03-23-2013, 09:30 AM
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Originally Posted by Jussi View Post
"Next Ovechkins" don't get picked in the 5th round. And does he really belong in this thread since he never played in the CHL? By the way there's more opinoon's on him at the thread in Canadiens' section:

It also seems there is a reason he went as low as the 5th round:
1) I always said this thread is misnamed, it should be NA, not just CHL
2) Who said he's the next Ovechkin?
3) Why is his raw talent hasn't materialized? I am convinced that in NA they don't work on bringing players to the next level and in Russia they do. In NA they choose the best one out there, since there's a plethora of players of average world skill to choose from, while in Russia - not so much
4) In addition, if memory serves me right, he's had a slew of injuries and some bad.

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