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10-15-2012, 05:55 PM
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Originally Posted by seventieslord View Post
What if the winner every year was Canadian but the other two finalists were European? That would seem to indicate that 2/3 of the top defensemen are European, but the analysis based on who won wouldn't tell us that; it would tell us all the best defensemen are Canadian.

I guess what I'm saying is, this is a really weak point, because it's very shallow.
It's one argument out of several I've posted indicating that at least 40% of top NHL talent is European.

It's ok to have a shallow argument if the argument is merely one out of many.

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