Difference between Canada's hockey and Russian's hockey
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08-19-2010, 01:14 PM
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Russian hockey seems to be a lot of fancy individual stick handling and creative moving around, and Canadian hockey seems to be teams crashing and getting into position and letting off shots from everywhere. Think Evgeni Malkin or Ilya Kovalchuk moving pucks around and think
and Lemieux working together in the Canada Cups.
I'd say Gretzky played more of a Russian than Canadian style of game.
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