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06-29-2011, 06:51 PM
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Originally Posted by Ohashi_Jouzu View Post
Well, that's just how it goes overseas in Sweden, Finland, Czech Rep., Russia, etc. Underagers, almost no matter what, pay their dues in limited roles. It doesn't seem to adversely affect the good ones, as we've seen many times before (even the great Lidstrom, at 18, only played 20 games in a very limited role for Vasteras, for example). It's the practice icetime where the coaches really take the time to polish them up as teenagers.
yeaa but thats my issue, hockey in czech republic has gone down the toilet in the last 5-6 years and i would question the quality of their coaching. Looking for to see what kind of ice time /role he get.

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