Top 50: Vladimir Tarasenko heads HF's ranking of the top NHL prospects
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04-08-2013, 09:41 AM
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Originally Posted by
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Why are Oilers fans taking this so personally? he drops a few spots, so what, it's just a list.
The reason is that HF staff has had an irrational hatred for Yakupov for a while now. The most recent Calder poll had him outside of the top 10 behind the likes of Galchenyuk and Silferberg despite being top 5 in rookie scoring. If you want to go by current production, Yakupov 3 spots behind Galchenyuk is absurd. If you want to go by potential, it would help Yakupov's case even more.
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