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09-24-2012, 12:29 AM
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Originally Posted by Fire Sather View Post
No one is saying that these leagues don't have legit fans or followings, but to suggest they are at the level of the NHL is absurd.

KHL is solid, but I think its pretty safe to say an NHL team would beat a swiss league team 9 times out of 10.

It's actually 2-2 so far

The Rangers have beaten Bern
Chicago destroyed Davos
Zurich won against the Blackhawks
And then (you might remember) the Rangers lost to Zug

I don't want to say the NLA is as good as the NHL (This statement would be pretty crazy). But the NLA, or the european leagues generally, seem to be seriously underrated on this boards. Scrub league? Seriously?
I know, such kind of statements do not represent the majority, but you can read them quite often.

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