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12-03-2012, 09:20 AM
Joe MacMillan
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Originally Posted by Peter25 View Post
I don't think Finnish junior program is terrible. It is definitely better than Canada's.
Originally Posted by Peter25 View Post
Canada's junior system may be the best in quantity but not in quality. Canada has about 5,000 hockey rinks and about 700,000 registered hockey players. That is about ten times more than Finland and Russia (Russia has surprisinly miniscule hockey resources for a big country).
Were you not aware that out of all NHL draftees each year, there are approximately ten times as many Canadian players as there are Finnish (and Russian) players, or did you intentionally leave it unmentioned since it did not suit your outlandish argument?

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