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01-28-2013, 04:24 PM
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Originally Posted by jcbio11 View Post
What are you going on about? Maybe because almost nobody tried? Because they couldn't?

Or do you just think that all those great Slovaks and Czechs magically got good in the 90s?

Nobody made an impact in the NHL until the early 90s because they couldn't get out (iron curtain).

Shouldn't there be some basic history knowledge requirement to be able to post on the History board ?
I'm old enough to remember communism, but I think a lot of posters here are too young to remember that the communist countries were not above punishing the families of defectors.

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