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11-10-2003, 02:58 PM
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Originally Posted by paul99
Last year, the russian team won the U20 gold without Kovalchuk ( first round pick overall and probable future franchise player), Chistov ( fifth round overall), Semin ( 13th overall) and Babchuk (21th overall).
Yeah, but the reason Semin or Babchuck didn't make the team wasn't because they were in the NHL, they were still playing in Russia. The coach choose not to have them on the team. Many Canadians selected in the 1st round of an NHL entry draft don't make the world junior team either.

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