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05-21-2012, 11:12 PM
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Originally Posted by Mayor Bee View Post
But most European players from the same country would have come up through a similar type of system. American players could have taken several different paths to get where they ended up, and that's to say nothing of the cultural differences from region to region (although hockey regions in the US are more homogenized than, say, football). So there's not necessarily a standardization of any type; there's no "American school of hockey".
Well, to be fair, many of those same Americans all grew up an afternoon's drive away from Lake Michigan.

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