It is time to talk about the future of Russian hockey
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06-22-2011, 12:47 PM
Join Date: May 2010
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The "blatnie" issue will make a huge difference as to whether the MHL/KHL really progresses or not. If it is allowed to go unchecked,
the KHL will die
. If the KHL are interested in survival and the growth that they keep talking about, they need to get rid of player selection in the MHL based on friendship or connections, instead of quality of play. I don't know if they will make the right decisions or not, but if they don't, their investments
are down the toilet
They seem to be doing quite well for having upwards of 3 blatnie lines in the MHL.
Of-course id like that to disappear, but nothing is happening for anybody to be worried about the KHL.
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