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01-22-2012, 12:57 AM
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Call me crazy but in 20 years' time I think we could see the first Chinese-trained player being drafted in the NHL. Maybe I'm too optimistic, but how would you see the future of Chinese hockey?
20 years is doubtful in my opinion. They need probably at least 10 years to get their program to an Austria level. Plus it would take another 20 years for players to be NHL aged, and I imagine the first few players would only play a few games, and would probably go undrafted

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