Thread: Great Britain: British players abroad
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03-13-2013, 09:57 AM
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Look it's just an opinion.
If the parents believe it'e worth it to spend many thousands to send their kids to these boarding schools/programs that's fine.
In the case of Brits to live in a hockey atmosphere..........
But IMHO they are 2nd chance leagues and most (although they're individual success stories) can hope for is NCAA Div !!! which can't offer athletic scholarships
Some programs are good and some just want the money.
If you can't afford it.............don't expect your kid to get the NHL contract to bail you out of debt,
The GMHL the "outlaw" league is rumoured to charge up to $18.000 a season to play.
Their's a story of one team whose fans raised $ for a couple of Russian players put out on the street because they owed the team $3500 to get them room and board.

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