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11-12-2004, 02:45 PM
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Originally Posted by swedcrip
can someone point me to a thread that answers the following:

what are the possibilities of a European "Super League" arising as a competitor to the NHL?

I believe AEG owns several Euro teams and is building facilities for them. They have much experience in starting up leagues having at one point owned 6/10 MLS teams.
I've actually been thinking about the same thing myself. I think it's certainly a possibility, especially if something happens to cap NHL salaries. In particular, I could see young players saying "screw it" to the NHL draft and playing in Europe for more money until they reach UFA age.

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