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10-05-2013, 12:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Autograph View Post
MacKinnon is pretty impressive though. I watched the Av's first game and he was actually pretty impactful - it was more the quality of his linemates that he couldn't get a chance to put up a point during his shifts. He's EXTREMELY tenacious on and off the puck and I can definitely see what they mean when people mention his compete level. But I also think he has a tendency to do too much. Aside from that, he is a legitimate #1 pick and that's not even a knock on Monahan.
The only knock on MacK so far his probably his FO ability; but that'll come with time I'm certain.

MacK is also playing more meaningful time for the Avs than Monahan is; I think he's averaging like 4 more minutes a game lol. Actually I think in the top 30 rookie scoring (still mega early, so take with a grain of salt) Sven and Sean are playing ridiculously low and sheltered minutes.

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