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06-19-2013, 10:31 AM
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Originally Posted by Jabba11 View Post
I personally don't see in what way Nichushkin is better than MacKinnon. IMO, Nichushkin has a tunnel vision and the way he plays is most of time by beating his opponents on the outside with his speed and cutting through the net. That won't work everytime in the NHL. As for MacKinnon, he as much a powerful skater as Nichushkin but he is unpredictable in his style and decision making. Outside of the size difference, even if Nichushkin was to be a NA, I would still say that he's behind MacKinnon.
Based on size, speed and his underrated vision....the guy is not SOLELY based on beating the opponents on the outside.

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