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04-22-2008, 03:01 PM
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Why europeans suck?

Isnt it weird that when european player goes to north america, it is usually difficult to hit to the big club eventhough the player shines in europe. And isnt it weird how much better most of the NHL players play than europeans in the national team.

Explination is simple. They play harder in NHL and from there u can learn the right fit and tempo. Tempo is prolly the biggest reason.

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I can't believe 3 of the top 4 scorers in the NHL this year were sucky Europeans.

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A+ thread, would definetly read again.

This guy has a clear understanding of the sport, wish more posters could bring his intellect and unrefutable points.

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It's all that sucky communism.

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And 2 of the 3 Vezina finalists.

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Explination is simple. They play harder in NHL and from there u can learn the right fit and tempo. Tempo is prolly the biggest reason.
Wait, so you're saying the level of play in the best league in the world is better than in other leagues?

Frankly, I'm shocked by this development.

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I can't believe 3 of the top 4 scorers in the NHL this year were sucky Europeans.
excuseme, but u misunderstood my point. As an NHL player, i also meant ''european NHL-players''.

so if european player goes to ahl, mostly it is difficult to get high. after one or two years in north america player learns better tempo and the style of the NA and if he decides to come play back to europe he will be just better here. And also in the national team.

Its funny how for example a player called Sean Bergenheim has pretty small role in islanders but suddenly when he comes to play for national team, he is a leading player and he looks very dominant, while at the same time another player who is great in europe sucks so damn hard in national team and drops out

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it is difficult to get high

It's not that hard, but when you're an professional athlete, you really shouldn't even be thinking about that stuff.

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there are no good europeans in north america, they all suck.

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there are no good europeans in north america, they all suck.
YEAH man and all the European NHL-players are Northern-Americans!

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there are no good canadian players in the NHL either

they're all in, like, the PWHQML or whatever

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It's not that hard, but when you're an professional athlete, you really shouldn't even be thinking about that stuff.
Sometimes you gotta relax man after a long game, and what better way then to get high?

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