Posted 28 June 2013 - 11:03 AM
Amazed they made it and even more amazed he turned it down.
Pretty much this. No-one else can offer him an 8 year contract, so he's either incredibly greedy, or he really, really wants out of Pittsburgh.
"If I can be totally honest, it's not a lot of guys you get impressed by. Actually, it's no one else but him. From the bench, to see what move he makes -- you're like, 'I wish I could do that.' Sometimes you sit on the bench and just think, 'wow,' and you look over to the other bench and they sit there and shake their heads, too. He has great, great skills. I'm probably not going to play with another player who has the kind of skills he has." Mikael Samuelsson on Pavel Datsyuk