Since the 2018 draft, Brady Tkachuk and Jesperi Kotkaniemi have been frequently compared. After three seasons, it’s hard not to let the senator play a leading role, but beware…
Some Habs supporters still have difficulty digesting the fact that they chose Finns, which hurts the Americans’ third place. Especially because the latter was chosen by the team in the same department.
On the other hand, through emissions Dave Morissette directly, Maxim Lapierre (Maxim Lapierre) and Guillaume (Guillaume Latendresse) assured Kotkaniemi.
Lapierre said: “Tkachuk’s career is better than Kotkaniemi’s career, but maybe it will be comparable in five years. The same is true for players. You can’t say that this is a wrong choice.”
Latendresse agreed with his colleagues: “It is difficult to compare because the maturity of the two players is not the same. We know that Tkachuk is ready for the NHL. During Kotkaniemi, his course was relatively quiet. He had to learn and Get used to it.”
But for Maxime Lapierre, one thing is certain: “In the seventh game, I took Tkachuk 100%.”
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