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02-13-2013, 08:11 PM
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Originally Posted by Stars23 View Post
Bobby Orr played in a garage league with no Soviets or Europeans - like 95% Canadian league - and There was the WHA (who beat the NHL more often)
WHA teams were competitive against middle-ranked NHL teams in preseason exhibitions whose rosters were often not regular season rosters. That's all that data suggests.

But true enough, no Soviets. So go watch the '76 Canada Cup to see how Orr played against Europeans.

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