Don Cherry rants about foreign players in the CHL
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01-04-2013, 02:51 PM
Join Date: Jan 2013
I think this rant among all by cherry puts the proverbial cherry on the cake..
Hes saying that the talent is developed in the CHL, come on let's look at some of the greats of the game that never stepped foot in the CHL... Swedes ( forsberg, sundin, lidstrom,alfie, the sedins, naslund.. To name a few.. Let's look at the fins ( selanne, the koivu's,) the Russians ( Alex ovechkin, malkin, gonchar) among other countries, jagr, chara...
Not saying that the CHL doesn't give the NHL quality prospects because they do.. Guys like Crosby, up and comers drouin and mackinnon...
Just saying the basis of the NHL isn't soley based on talent from the CHL,
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