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03-10-2012, 05:06 AM
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Originally Posted by UppA45 View Post
To me that seems kinda strange - do they have dual citizenship then?
Are the leagues in Russia not competative enough?
Would they be eligible for Canada or USA down the road in international play?
No. No and No.

They are Russians, they will not play for USA and Canada (and if they could, they have a 0 chance regarding to their skills) and Russian leagues are enough competetive. There is MHL, MHL B etc.
In the GMHL is one team, Shelburne Red Wings, owner from Russia. And he wants to have players from his homecountry. But they have to pay - around 5000 USD for a season.

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