Around the League #6: Dat Hertl
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07-12-2013, 10:47 AM
Join Date: Apr 2005
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He might be a great scorer, but he's definitely a loser. This story makes me sick. Hopefully he'll be banned from the NHL for life so that in three years when he decides he wants to be in the NHL again that won't be an option.
Respectfully disagree. I think its refreshing when an individual puts family, quality of life, and their heart ahead of making yet more gobs of money.
Rare, but refreshing.
Certainly he's not a loser.
That said KHL is going to be more and more a reasonable option for many more players. Several rinks, including the one in Sochi, are putting a different potential spin on KHL. 5-10yrs from now who's to say that a Euro-Asian expanded league market doesn't hold similar weight to the NHL. The world order is changing. Economically, power, etc. NA's dance in the sun could be past zenith.
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