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07-07-2010, 06:44 PM
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Originally Posted by Robb_K View Post
Not so "dumb". A Russian certainly might feel a little more at home with a fellow Eastern European. And, traditionally, the Czechs did all learn Russian (at least until the early 1990s, when they became free of the Soviet yoke. Nowadays, most Czechs probably rather learn English.

Maybe Nikitin will be a more likely choice? The Blues wouldn't have tried to bring him over now if he weren't ready to play in The NHL.
It could also be to see what we have and give him a shot in the NHL. I think we'll know sometime in training camp if Sobo or Nikitin have a shot at making the club.

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