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04-06-2013, 06:31 PM
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MacOfNiagara
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Originally Posted by ZZamboni View Post
Grigorenko slipped in the draft because he had mono, was run down, and didn't perform up to his normal pace because of it. But if you want to believe some lie, you go right ahead. If Mono didn't happen we would not have him. Fact. But you keep believing some lie.
I agree. Being Russian bumped him down a bit more, and the run on D bumped him a bit more. We got lucky. But because (as an 18 year old foreign kid playing in the NHL on a team in utter disarray), he didnt put up a bunch of points he is not counted as a rare gem of a prospect for this team.

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