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08-21-2008, 03:30 PM
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Originally Posted by burnlikestars View Post
Russians are a different Breed per TITANSEAN

""A lot of the Russians are very big into playing for their cities and stuff like that. They're very loyal in that way," Gardner said.

"The biggest thing for them is to win the small tournaments (in Europe) and then to play in the World Championship. I think it's more important to them than the Stanley Cup. They'll say they want the Stanley Cup, but I think deep down, they probably enjoy playing more for their country."



Also includes an interesting "Where are they now" type list of Russians that the Preds have drafted.
I think this is pretty obvious to be honest.

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