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VIDEO: One-on-one with Sabres rookie Mikhail Grigorenko

Many were surprised when Mikhail Grigorenko slipped to 12th overall at the 2012 draft, but the Buffalo Sabres were ecstatic to land the uber-talented center.
 
At 6-foot-3, 200 pounds, Grigorenko had the frame to make the jump directly to the NHL and, following the lockout, that is exactly what he did. 



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THN’s Tyson Geick talked to the 18-year-old Russian about adjusting to the NHL, learning the North American game under Patrick Roy in the Quebec League and more.

 

REPORTER: Tyson Geick | PRODUCER: Ted Cooper