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04-12-2013, 01:03 PM
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Originally Posted by Carey Price View Post
Most NHLers are not good enough for the NHL until they are 22-23-24. You draft players at 18, the "lure" of the KHL is always there and it can affect their development. NHL teams don't let Russians slide because they want to IS a factor in getting and keeping the player.
Name me 3 russians that played in the CHL in the last 8 years that had a LEGITIMATE shot at being full time NHLer that bolted to Russia in between 18 and 24 years old

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