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11-15-2012, 01:10 AM
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Ryker
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Originally Posted by NotProkofievian View Post
You can't just say that the only reason is because he likes it better in Russia, when the difference in living conditions is probably in favour of Nashville, and the level of hockey in the NHL is much higher.
So you seriously believe everybody who isn't an idiot would rather live in the US than their own home country? Really?! Even by "objective" standards, I don't see a particular reason why someone who clearly enjoys living in the country he was born in would prefer to live in a small town (compared to Moscow) as an immigrant, getting paid multiple times less than what he's currently getting. As an immigrant to Canada myself, I'm clearly biased towards that move overseas, but even with such bias I somehow manage to see other people's viewpoints might differ from mine.

And the level of hockey is not "much higher" in the NHL. It's higher, but I guess you haven't seen a KHL game before if you think the difference is that pronounced.

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