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02-05-2013, 09:02 PM
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Originally Posted by VladNYC View Post
Nothing to talk about till we have the Pacific/Asian division going.
Exactly. Khabarovsk is too isolated. The KHL will almost certainly attempt (or at least look into) an expansion into Japan, South Korea and possibly China.

I think what would make most sense would be:

Beijing/Hong Kong/?

Maybe even a team in Ust-Kamenogorsk/Oskemen would be able to play in that division. The way it stands now though, Khabarovsk needs a division with teams somewhere remotely close to their location. The travel must be devestating to the players and their families. Creating a Far East division would be a good move for the KHL if they can find funding, IMO.

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