Svatos shouldn't be rookie afterthought
If one was handicapping for the Calder Trophy, the Colorado Avalanche's Marek Svatos probably would be a longer shot than, say, Luxembourg in World Cup soccer.
Sidney Crosby and Alexander Ovechkin are the prohibitive favorites, and Calgary's Dion Phaneuf at least is getting significant third-place mention as the best in an impressive group of first-year defensemen.
And what of Svatos?
The 23-year-old Slovak winger is getting noticed, but more as an afterthought. ...
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