Found November 26, 2011 on HockeyBuzz:
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It wasn’t unexpected: Many of us suggested 23-year-old Claude Giroux would breakout to another level this season and start to become a household name in the NHL. We didn’t necessarily predict he’d be in the Hart Trophy conversation a quarter of the way through the season. “It’s one thing to be a top player on your team, but when you start talking about being a top player in the League...
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