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10-05-2012, 11:04 AM
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Originally Posted by BobDobolina View Post
And what makes those people automatically assume he would have developed into some kind of monster in Russia? Do you guys ever stop to ask yourselves why do so many talented Russians leave for the CHL even though the so called experts back home advise otherwise?
1. Higher level of competition in the KHL vs CHL.
2. Russian prospects come to NA primarily to make it clear to scouts/teams that they want to make the NHL, not because the CHL is necessarily a superior league to develop in.

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