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08-18-2013, 05:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Estimated_Prophet View Post
Your comparison is way off here. Toews is and always will be a better skater than Galchenyuk. It is not a weakness in his game but it really isn't a strength either. Malkin is much bigger, stronger and faster than Galchenyuk, it truly is a terrible comparison. Malkin was also a very lazy player who had to be beaten into shape whereas Galchenyuk is all business right from the get-go.

He definitely reminds me much more of Toews than Malkin but I would compare his style to more of a hybrid between Hossa and Toews. He's a Toessa
That's the comparison I generally make as well. But his backhand screams Datsyuk

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