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06-06-2012, 02:34 AM
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Originally Posted by EbencoyE View Post
No, it hasn't. The KHL is a completely new league, not a re-named Soviet/Russian Superleague. Those leagues were run by the Soviet/Russian Hockey Federations. The KHL is an independent franchise-based league - hence why it has expanded outside of Russia.
you are not right. KHL is successor of RSL. Russian Hockey Federation delegated right of governing league to KHL. The same happened in Slovakia or Czech rep a few years ago and you can not say there is no history... Btw russian league had always clubs from outside of Russia.

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