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06-07-2013, 09:04 PM
Dennis Bonvie
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Originally Posted by Mike Farkas View Post
I'm not really sure how Lundqvist can be viewed as having an inferior career to Thomas.

Thomas was drafted, left unsigned. He got invite(s) to training camps, wasn't deemed good enough. Was scouted by other clubs, deemed not good enough. Came into the NHL, wasn't good enough. Then Claude Julien came into the picture and all of a sudden he's amazing. And then he quit on his teammates.

I'm sure he did fine against low level competition. But it's not an accident or a mistake that he didn't play in the league for as long as he did and that his only NHL success is behind Julien/Chara.
Lundqvist has played 1 more NHL season than Thomas.

He has accomplished less.

Just that simple.

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