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12-13-2012, 10:11 AM
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Originally Posted by octopi View Post
You sound like you're implying Russia is a terrible place. I'd venture to guess it's not any worse than a lot of US states.
For a Canadian player, it is a terrible place compared to playing in NHL. The player conditions are worse and living in a country where you don't speak the language basically sucks.

The KHL is only an option for players that can't find a job in the NHL. That's the case for Swedes and Finns too. Only some Russians and Czechs may have it as their preferred place to play hockey.

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