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Fresh Start For Angelo Esposito

from Mike Knobler of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution,

Angelo Esposito isn’t from hockey’s famous Esposito family, but a couple of years ago he was making a name of his own.

Experts projected him as the No. 1 pick in the 2007 NHL entry draft. A Vancouver Sun story headlined “Is this one the Next One?” said Esposito was “being mentioned in the same breath as Sidney Crosby.”...

So what is he doing this week at a Thrashers player development camp, still probably at least a year away from taking the ice for an NHL team?

It’s a story about frustrated expectations, changing perceptions and a youngster who, at age 19, has been given a fresh start at defining who he is and the player he can become.

read on

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