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04-25-2014, 03:01 PM
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Originally Posted by Yakushev72 View Post
Russia has only had 2 coaches in the last 8 years. Because it was obvious that both the team and the program itself is headed in the wrong direction, there was no possibility that retaining Bilyaletdinov could be considered. No one would have tolerated retaining him. If the youth expansion programs don't bear fruit within the next 4-5 years, maybe Tretiak will be next.
It is all about development. This is the biggest problem. Russia lacks depth and is paying for it.

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