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07-31-2013, 08:45 PM
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Russia/KHL 2013 draft review


The number of players drafted out of the KHL at the 2013 NHL Draft wasn’t large, but confirmations and surprises were there as always in each NHL Draft. The scarce number of players coming out of the top Russian league is due not only to the infamous “Russian Factor”, but also to the fact that many junior players are now playing in the CHL, something that wasn’t happening as often until recent years.

As it happens every year, many Russian players were surprisingly undrafted. Among the players in the CHL, it was very odd not to hear Sergei Tolchinsky’s name called during the selections, although he received an invitation to the rookie camp of the New York Rangers.… read more


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