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03-25-2013, 07:48 PM
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Originally Posted by mbhhofr View Post
I had the pleasure of being on the ice with him. He was without a doubt, in my opinion, the best hockey player not in the NHL. One of the things that I heard about him preferring to go back to Seattle, after being with Detroit, was that he was making more money in Seattle.
Common in the 1950s until the 1967 expansion. Some preferred the QSHL/QHL/EPHL to the USA - Herb Carnegie, Ken Mosdell, Gerry McNeil.

How common was this in the WHL? Was there a difference in this regard between the American and Canadian teams?

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