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Video: What does it take to excel in a shortened season?

Jan 11, 2013, 9:28 PM EDT

What does it take to excel in a 48-game campaign? What type of teams and players will have an advantage?

Pierre McGuire went on SportsTalk to answer those questions and talk about the ongoing Ilya Kovalchuk saga.

If you want to hear what he had to say, you can do so below:

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Related:

Former Devils coach: Teammates won’t hold grudge against Kovalchuk

Report: Kovalchuk will return to New Jersey

Elias: Kovalchuk missing start of Devils camp would be a big deal

Kovalchuk wants to finish the season in the KHL

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