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11-24-2012, 12:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Mike Farkas View Post
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...
Based on their head to head records in international play, it was almost as good as the Soviet league on top.

I doubt that depth was that impressive (but neither was the Soviet depth compared to the NHL), but we aren't talking about depth players here - just the stars.

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