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08-09-2012, 01:38 PM
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Originally Posted by Stephen View Post
But what about the tendency of the Soviet era to stack its CSKA Moscow club with basically the cream of the crop, making it a basically non competitive league? How do we evaluate the greatness of individual players who weren't playing against meaningful competition?
certainly their international play was against meaningful competition.

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I think you might be underrating Radulov's potential as a scorer. He only had 2 seasons in the NHL, the second of which he was 18th in ES goals at age 21 and had 58 points. I certainly think he could have challenged for top 20 in some seasons, possibly top 10.
No need to speculate - we'll see for ourselves! He's back in the NHL and entering what should be his most productive years. I could be wrong, I could be right.

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