Why has Russia so low hockey population ?
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06-14-2013, 07:48 AM
Join Date: Jul 2010
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Yes, a 'recreational kid' can't be registered with a hockey school in Russia. There is basically none organized recreational hockey in Russia. Kids just go out to play, as do the adults like me. We meet twice a week at an outdoor rink in winter and that's it. There are also kids and adults playing some competitive hockey, but at a very casual level. They are enrolled in some local tournaments, but they are also not registered. Heck, the may have a different lineup every game, have no team uniforms etc.
Read something about that 300 000 kids participated in youth hockey in Russia.Said so on a government site
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