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WHOM WOULD YOU RATHER HAVE?
Kostya Kennedy
February 14, 2000
PAVOL DEMITRA BLUES RW
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February 14, 2000

Whom Would You Rather Have?

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PAVOL DEMITRA
BLUES RW

A Senators' ninth-round draft choice in 1993, Demitra, a Czech, burst into stardom with St. Louis last season, scoring 37 goals and 89 points. That was no fluke: He had 21 goals and 52 points through Sunday.

OR

ZIGGY PALFFY
KINGS RW

An Islanders' second-round draft choice in 1991, Palffy, a Czech, is a three-time 40-goal scorer who was traded to Los Angeles last summer. With 19 goals in 46 games this season, he was off his usual pace.

The Verdict: Palffy's more of a pure goal scorer, but Demitra keeps getting better. Pick him.

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