Vanek on his strong start, his favorite player and why he loves Minny
With every goal he scores, Thomas Vanek is helping blaze a trail for the next generation of NHL players from his native Austria.
Facing Off returns as the Sabres' young star tells us why he has been red-hot so far this season, what his NCAA title means to him and which players he thinks are more valuable than Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin.
Thomas Vanek -- Quick Facts
• Vanek was selected fifth overall in 2003 NHL draft.
• He ...
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