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08-09-2012, 03:16 PM
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Originally Posted by TheDevilMadeMe View Post
Is the existence of the CHL supposed to be a counterargument? No, not every athlete at the time picked baseball or hockey, but a higher percentage than later would because hockey was the second moat visible and well paid sport in North America at the time
CFL took players from pro hockey because it was a pro league that did not require time in the minors. Also it was job friendly.

Baseball in Canada was not a factor compared to the CFL

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