Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/13/14

BUFFALO, NY - NOVEMBER 03: Tyler Seguin of the Boston Bruins watches from the bench during the game against the Buffalo Sabres at the HSBC Arena on November 3, 2010 in Buffalo, New York. The Bruins defeated the Sabres 5-2. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Sometimes a player has so much talent that it’s easy to forget how young they are. Case in point: Tyler Seguin when he played for the Boston Bruins. They drafted him with the second-overall selection in 2010 watched him grow into the team’s top goal scorer two years later and handed him a massive $34.5 million deal. Then it seems that the team left him alone with his new-found recognizably and millions of dollars as a 20 year-old. Why there’s a great mystery surrounding where Seguin’s game went is beyond comprehension. When the Pittsburgh Penguins drafted Sidney Crosby they knew that he was a long-term major investment and they protected him like one. They didn’t stick him in a hotel in Pittsburgh and expect the small-town Canadian kid to just figure it out. No they gave him a mentor in Mario Lemieux and had him sleeping in his basement for two years before feeling comfortable enough in Crosby as a man to let him go out on his own. They taught him how to be a professional instead...
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