International teams that had the highest % of their best players
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11-18-2012, 09:08 AM
Join Date: Feb 2002
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Interesting to see Alexei Kasatonov on the team as the only one from the Green Unit. Did the other say no thanks or was this becouse Kasatonov earlier had had a different stance towards russians being able to leave for the NHL? Fetisov maybe was'nt wlling to play on a team with Kasatonov becouse of their fight?
Fetisov wasn't invited. A lot of NHLers refused the invite (although a few accepted, Fedorov being one). Some guys still playing in USSR were left off the roster for fear they'd defect. Kamensky was out with a broken leg and Bykov-Khomutov weren't released from their Swiss team.
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