Given that it is April Fool's Day, it seems somehow fitting to feature Petr Klima as the lead profile today. Few players possessed so much potential, yet failed to deliver on all that promise.
Klima teased everyone with amazing talent. He was an elite skater, blessed with speed, balance and power, yet inspiring grace. His puck handling ability was so soft, yet his shot so hard. His vision and creativity were in the top 5% of the league.
Yet Petr Klima left everyone feeling frustrated and disappointed, somehow robbed. He shied away from any physical contact, and cheated on his defensive assignments regularly. This poor work ethic prevented him from becoming a true superstar.
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