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02-27-2004, 06:38 PM
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I don't mind Zhamnov, but yes I would have perfered Lang (better in his own end). To me sometimes watching Zhamnov it looks like he is lazy on the ice, not really hustling back on defense and kind of drifting around.
Many Russian players look lazy, but it's just the way they were taught more than anything. Even though they may look lazy the older Russians from the Soviet Union are pretty much always good defensively.
Zhamnov is also a much better penalty killer than Lang.
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