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01-05-2013, 02:58 PM
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patnyrnyg
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Originally Posted by SympathyForTheDevils View Post
They go for exposure. There's a lot more scouts in the CHL than in the european leagues. They might also want to show their commitment to making the NHL, by going abroad and playing on small ice. Regardless, there's nothing indicating that foreign kids develop better in the CHL than elsewhere.
Considering that many come AFTER they have been drafted, not sure why exposure plays a part of it.

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