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01-04-2013, 06:46 PM
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Originally Posted by TMLOBI View Post
I said something similar to Cherry and people bashed me. The fact is the CHL is the best junior development League(s) in the world. Sure non Canadians play in their native countries until they're 16 but then get scouted and drafted to one of the three leagues. This only helps their development as they play with and against better players, get coached and coached against by better coaches and have better trainers.
There is really no evidence that it helps European players' development or that the coaches are any better.

Originally Posted by TMLOBI View Post
There is a reason most kids entering the NHL come from the CHL.
Yes and the reason is simply that there are more juniors playing the game in Canada than in any other country.

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