Vladislav Tretiak & the Canadiens
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02-01-2007, 01:28 PM
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Can someone explain the draft thing to me? He was the world's premier goalie at the time, how did he end up picked at 7th?
He was picked in the 7th round in 1983.
You have to remember at the time Russia was still a communist country, and no Russian had ever played in the NHL to that point. Picking a Russian in 1983 was as closed to wasting a pick as you had.
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