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09-23-2012, 04:41 PM
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Dustin Peener
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Originally Posted by Rangersfan21 View Post
Hey guys I am just looking for you guys to give me a list of semi pro leagues that are roughly equivalent or slightly worse then the OHL,WHL,QMJHL. Also, if you know how much they pay that would be great
British Elite league or EIHL, the standard is low end ECHL and comparable to major junior. You will be given a car and a house (possibly rooming with a teammate) and I'm not sure of the actual figures for pay but its enough to make a living. Some teams also have university deals so you can study while you play.

I am assuming you have played in one of the leagues you listed? Most imports at this level have played major junior or college D1 and came from the ECHL/CHL (central) and plenty have had AHL call ups. Here's the league page on elite prospects if you want to look at some of the players http://eliteprospects.com/league_home.php?leagueid=105

Other leagues I would say are similar, slightly worse, or slightly better than this level are:

EBEL (Austria)
Swedish Allsvenskan
German Bundesliga
French Ligue Magnus
Italy Serie A
NLB (Swiss)
Danish league
Dutch Eredevisie

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