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09-17-2008, 10:16 PM
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Originally Posted by nilan30 View Post
I think it's time to quit draft foreigners that dont really have their heart set on coming to play in the NHL. Especially when there're just as capable home grown boys dying to have a shot to play in the league. I think that has started already mind you..seems like the Habs are getting the message.
It's not just about their hearts it's about money. Why play AHL for 80 k a year when you can make 400-500 k in Russia. A guy like Perezhogin is making nearly 3 mil a year.
The nice thing about Emelin is guys like that have more value in the NHL than in Russia(ie mean physical d-men).

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