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11-03-2006, 08:29 PM
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Son of Steinbrenner
Btw how many games do the Rangers European players have to play in North America before they learn the game? Jagr has played close to 1200 games isn't that enough time in the NHL to adapt?
I really can't get to deeply involved in this thread. You can't change hate and it's a waste of time to try..
what does learning the NA game have to do with a players demeanor on the ice?
In Ovechkin's one plus year in the NHL, he's already playing a more N-S game than Jagr has and will.
It's not hate...you see the love for Tyutin, Prucha, Lundqvist. It's something about correlating those types of players who play a more western type of game with a greater amount of passion. Regardless of points, Prucha is more liked than Hossa because of this. Prucha hits, takes hits, goes N-S, and hustles his *** off.
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