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02-19-2007, 07:24 PM
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Originally Posted by FSU Seminoles View Post
his injury didn't help and there's a difference between having a not so good year and not improving. Last year his numbers were inflated a bit by the fact he played with the best CHL player.

When Sakic came out of the CHL he wasn't rated in the top 5 and there were a lot of question marks as well. To me, he's a much better NHL prospect than Gagner and a bunch of other guys who are supposedly going by him.
I'm sorry, but he's nothing like Sakic. To even mention him and Sakic in the same post is DISRESPECTFUL to Sakic, one of the greatest players of all-time.

Espo's development has pretty much halted right now. He's just simply not as good as billed.

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