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10-05-2012, 10:40 AM
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Originally Posted by Fulcrum View Post
Each case is special, I'm talking about Grigorenko. Would he develop better now in a professional league? Absolutely. Whether it's Russia or AHL, it's quiet obvious he's ready for more.

BTW, what's the ratio of players staying to those leaving, like 100:1? 200:1?

Not only do we stop to ask ourselves, a Jr league was created, and an AHL alernative was created. Players are given more and more lucrative options to stay home and develop without radically having to change their lives just to play hockey. It's not going unnoticed, if that's what you're implying.
And somehow you think he'll be playing in a professinal league in Russia? If he stayed he's either playing miniscule minutes on his KHL team while being scratched half the time, or playing for his MHL team, which I'm not sure how anyone coul argue is better for his development than the CHL.

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