Thread: Recalled/Assigned: Zibanejad back to Sweden
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11-06-2011, 08:34 AM
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Originally Posted by lindstrom View Post
No. The difference between playing in the nhl is much more the level of talent rather than the shape the players is in. I'd wager that there are many guys in the SEL more fit than many of the NHL players today. Just because it's not the nhl doesn't mean that it's a beer league.
Originally Posted by Nordic View Post
That couldn't be more untrue. If anything SEL:ers are in better shape when it comes to conditioning, while NHL:ers are physically stronger.
lol I should have put a after ''NHLers are in better shape''. But how could you possibly know SEL players have better conditioning? There is a lot of NHLers that average 22+ min over an 82 game schedule + the playoffs. ''But the ice is smaller''

Some top NHLers are completely beast-like, are physical specimens, not just because of their talent level, but also because of their conditioning.

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