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11-24-2012, 08:46 AM
Mike Farkas
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Originally Posted by lamini View Post
Not sure I agree. Tretiak won Soviet league with stacked CSKA team, Holecek got 2nd and two 3rd places with team that was 6,6,7,7,8 in 10 team league before his arrival. On international scene he's worse against NA teams but atleast equal at WCs.
I'm not sure if you can answer this given how abstract the question is. But how good was the Czech League at this time? Are we talking about a league with a lot of frosting but no cake? Elite talent at the very top (that we saw in international play) and then mediocre talent below it? That's sort of what I was getting at previously when I asked about who Holecek was competing against for notoriety in this league...

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