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11-14-2012, 06:50 PM
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Originally Posted by VanW27 View Post
He is playing for Valerenga in Norway's men's league. No idea what caliber if hockey it is, but I can't imagine its very good.

Former NHLer Espen Knutsen is the coach, Thoresen played there and they seem to be something of a dynasty in the league they play in, and that's about all I know about it.
4 points in 13 games.

If he can't produce in the Norwegian league... I think we can stop holding our breath about him still being a project.

Looks like the team is being led by twins from Oakville, kinda neat. I often wonder what life as a professional hockey player in Europe is like. I've read the pay is rather mixed, but sounds like an awesome experience for at least a year or two.

Random note: Justin Pogge's playing in Italy this year:

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