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12-23-2008, 10:09 AM
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Originally Posted by Siberian View Post
My opinion is that smaller ice is not good for the development of the Russian youngsters. UNfortunately a lot of people are set on the fact that having small rinks somehow will make the game more attractive without thinking about the development. There is a reason why Europe can compete with Canada and US when it comes to top level talent. Here is my argument with small ice believers in Russian. http://www.russian-hockey.ru/forum/v...=asc&start=175
Being North American and having played on both sheets and observing other countries methods and training I have to agree with your statements.

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