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07-21-2014, 02:09 PM
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danincanada
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Originally Posted by TheDevilMadeMe View Post
Direct question: Do you believe that the Canadian junior talent pool from 1992 was about 2/3 the strength of the Canadian junior talent pool from 1975? Meaning basically, that the Canadian talent in the NHL in the first decade of the 21st century was about 2/3 the strength of the Canadian talent pool in the 1980s?

Yes or no?
Yes, if that's what the registration numbers say then yes, I do believe it. I also believe that was more than offset by the growth and development of hockey in Europe and the US.

Keep in mind, you should give the "junior" talent pool 5 to 15 years to become potential NHL talent pool.

I'm after the truth so I'm open to new sources and references as they come available. My theory is based on what I know and have seen.

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