Thread: Mats Zuccarello
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04-29-2013, 04:29 PM
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Originally Posted by MTrangers View Post
The strange thing to me about Zucc is how he got better. Most offensively talented players who are borderline NHLers make the leap when they become tougher, gain more composure, learn the "little things" and learn defensive responsibility. He did those things but he also just straight up got better at hockey. Faster skater, more agile, went from good to great playmaking abilities. It's like watching a youth hockey player getting older and better each year except Zucc doesn't grow.
Stepan and Tavares are 2 guys that became better hockey players. As did a lot of guys. Crosby. Players don't just come into the league and not improve their offensive game because they're offensively talented.

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