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05-21-2013, 02:15 PM
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Originally Posted by Imaginary Threats View Post
I am certain the GMHL charges them. The appeal of the GMHL to Europeans is it's one of the only junior leagues in Canada they are actually allowed to play in without restrictions. Some guys just want to play in Canada for the experience of living away from home and playing a decent long schedule of hockey. Plus they take a lot of kids from obscure hockey countries who are better off playing there than at home.
I'd have to see it from a GMHL source to believe it. Are they paying to play or paying to stay with a billet family?

I wouldn't pay to play in the GMHL if I wasn't already sending my kid to a prep school in Canada for a few years prior lol

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