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Keith Tkachuk
Austin Murphy
October 11, 1993
Ask acquaintances of winnipeg Jet left wing Keith Tkachuk's to describe him, and watch the pattern emerge.
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October 11, 1993

Keith Tkachuk

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Last season Tkachuk had a spell where he was skating on a line with Teemu Selanne and Alexei Zhamnov, and he began to get too fancy. Smith took him aside in St. Louis and said, "Teemu and Alexei are ballet dancers. You're a construction worker. Don't forget it."

Tkachuk hasn't. After all, he'll be 22 in March. His mind has caught up with his body.

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