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03-14-2007, 04:03 PM
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Originally Posted by Sumhabs View Post
They never compared Latendresse to Smyth, they said they have a similar style of play (Going in front of the net, scoring touch etc...) and if the Canadiens can develop him well, they said he could be good as Smyth. Its their opinion.
Of course it's their opinion. They're not reporting the consensus among hockey experts....... duh.

Lats will be a good player, but will struggle to get top line ice time. He may not be a Ryan Smyth (certainly he won't lead by Smyth's example, not that I'm sure I'd want him to, leaving Edmonton over $200,000) but he has a good makeup and lots of upside.

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