Thread: KHL in 5 years?
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11-29-2012, 12:34 PM
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Originally Posted by Ryker View Post
Why do you think Slovan make the KHL look better? I mean, I'm sure it made it more interesting for you guys in Slovakia, but I have a feeling everyone else is more or less indifferent. Personally, I think it's cool the team joined the league, but I'd be equally satisfied with having just Russian teams, plus both foreign Dinamos and Astana battling it out. So if you were saying it makes the KHL look better in Slovakia, then I agree, but if you were talking in general, I don't see it.
Lev project aside (seen as russian troyan horse in our latitudes) Slovan is first real club from hockey-relevant country from outside the ex-USSR that joined. Slovan setting an positive example that life in KHL might be good. KHL raising itīs profile from ex-USSR + artificial Lev competition to something more, ex-EE, as an important step in turning into truly an all-european competition. Teams still hesitating could be inspired by Slovan - KHL love story. Etc.

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