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04-06-2013, 06:52 AM
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Originally Posted by UsernameWasTaken View Post
I don't get why ppl are putting their faith in Yzerman...this is the same guy who picked Koekkoek over Forsberg and Grigorenko (and even Teravainen) if 2012 is any indication it seems he was happy to skip over players w/ high end skill for a player who was steady and safe but not particularly elite
People keep mentioning Yzerman because he's established a track record of drafting Russians. He is the most Russian-friendly GM in the league, at least as far as the draft goes.

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