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04-29-2013, 07:37 AM
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FiLe
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Originally Posted by JerkeyLumme View Post
I wonder what Jalonen and gang have done to piss everyone off so much?
Nothing. It's not so much a motivation issue than it is an age-based one.

Most top teams have median ages of around 25 years. That means their players are mainly 20-30 years old. At this moment, it means players born from early to late eighties.

Russia and Sweden for example, have tons of stud-class players born during those years. We have very few. If you can get one Korpikoski to NHL and the rest are second-rate SM-leaguers, then it's EXACTLY the team you're going to have at this age and time.

Really. Jalonen is NOT to blame.

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