Thread: KHL Expansion
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01-15-2013, 04:08 AM
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Originally Posted by Jussi View Post
They dropped it in the summer already, I'm just stating what the Finnish press reported on the matter (I've mentioned this ages ago, before the lock-out even began). Nothing tricky about it. They said the interest was much bigger on Allsvenskan and there weren't that many Swedish big name stars in KHL anymore(more Finns than Swedes here now).
Yes, all of this was known at the end of last playoffs. The KHL definitely gained popularity in the world during the lockout. I dont think I can say the same about SEL. It would be an exception if the KHL got less popular in Sweden.

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