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02-18-2004, 06:41 PM
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Originally Posted by AmeriFinn
You may be right but do you have any facts to back this up. A good comparison I think would be to look at the amount of players in the Finnish leauge compared to the number they send to the NHL and compare to NCAA numbers.

Another question I have is how hard or easy is it to get a college education in Finland compared to the U.S. Might this factor into their decision.
Offseason 2001: 23 players from Finnish Elite League signed NHL contract

Offseason 2003: 18 players from Finnish Elite League signed NHL contract

If I counted em right

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