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01-25-2014, 04:53 PM
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Magnus Nygren Interview rips Hamilton and the Bulldogs

http://www.habsfuture.com/2014/01/in...-on-wrong.html

Nygren complains about the high crime rate in Hamilton, and the lack of a system in Hamilton.

For those of you not familiar, the high crime rate in North American is often very jolting to Europeans who move here. If you've lived on this continent all your life, which in this context does not really include Montreal, you probably take things like broken windows, gunshots, bad neighbourhoods, tons and tons of homelessness, etc for granted. It's not as common in Europe, and when Europeans see this for the first time, they get scared and/or repelled.

If the Habs plan to draft heavily in Europe, and they want to develop European players in the AHL, Hamilton is probably not the best bet.

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01-25-2014, 04:56 PM
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Dogs aren't leaving Hamilton any time soon. Didn't they just sign a 3 year extension ?

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Trying to rap my head around this... how does crime rate affect hockey and player development on ice ?

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Trying to rap my head around this... how does crime rate affect hockey and player development on ice ?
It doesn't really, but it's a huge distraction off the ice.

I highly doubt Hamilton has 200,000+ people in unemployment.

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Wooooow

Hahahhaaha

Seems like a hell of a gong show going on down there

Hockey over there then, how it differs from it here at home? More emphasis on attack than defense?


''Honestly, it was not focused on anything really in Hamilton. It's more focused on what's going on off the ice. The guys who are thinking more of the (women) to be dating after the match. I can not even go into it, but the focus is clearly on the wrong things''

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Trying to rap my head around this... how does crime rate affect hockey and player development on ice ?
To a lot of Europeans, the mass unemployment, homelessness, worrying about getting robbed, crime, etc to be found in North American cities can be very off-putting.

I had a Czech roommate in Columbus, Ohio a few years ago. He decided to break his lease and move because he saw some broken windows and stolen shopping carts in the area, etc, he said he could not sleep at night. Since Columbus is a fairly large city (~1.7 million people) he had other options.

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When are they moving to Laval?

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http://www.habsfuture.com/2014/01/in...-on-wrong.html

Nygren complains about the high crime rate in Hamilton, and the lack of a system in Hamilton.

For those of you not familiar, the high crime rate in North American is often very jolting to Europeans who move here. If you've lived on this continent all your life, which in this context does not really include Montreal, you probably take things like broken windows, gunshots, bad neighbourhoods, tons and tons of homelessness, etc for granted. It's not as common in Europe, and when Europeans see this for the first time, they get scared and/or repelled.

If the Habs plan to draft heavily in Europe, and they want to develop European players in the AHL, Hamilton is probably not the best bet.


40 games and Dogs scored 95 goals
Crap system down there also,..
We're in big trouble ....up and down.


He's also right on Hamilton

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http://www.thespec.com/news-story/22...st-in-ontario/
Feb 21, 2013 | Vote 0 0
Hamilton’s violent crime rate dips, but still among worst in Ontario
Hamilton police statistics show gradual downward trend in crimes like homicide, robberies and assaults.
By Matthew Van Dongen


Hamilton sees more violent crime than almost any other large Ontario municipality — but the numbers are slowly dropping, say police.


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Just sounds like he didn't really want to be there. Some players never adapt.


Also, the unemployment rate in Hamilton has remained around 6% during 2013.

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The Canadiens and Bulldogs organization could try to surround and monitor the euro imports more adequately maybe, but then again, I wonder if Nygren voiced those issues before leaving. I guess he did and I don't know how you can ease a player that has irrational fears of being mugged or whatever. Hire a psychologist ? In any case, I think moving the Bulldogs is out of the question. Not all euros will have problems with the environment in Hamilton and moving a franchise for the few that can't handle it doesn't seem to be an intelligent business decision. I also doubt that Hamilton's environment was the only factor playing into his decision to go back to Sweden.

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The Canadiens and Bulldogs organization could try to surround and monitor the euro imports more adequately maybe, but then again, I wonder if Nygren voiced those issues before leaving. I guess he did and I don't know how you can ease a player that has irrational fears of being mugged or whatever. Hire a psychologist ? In any case, I think moving the Bulldogs is out of the question. Not all euros will have problems with the environment in Hamilton and moving a franchise for the few that can't handle it doesn't seem to be an intelligent business decision.
What benefit is there to leaving the team in Hamilton, anyway? Are the 4,000 fans a game a golden goose?

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"They shoot people for $100!"

I'm dying.
I think he's pissed because they dont kill people over here for Euros, just measly dollars.
Oh wait; its kronors over there, not Euros. Its even worse...
i dont think we will ever see him over here. He's Durrency-Depressed"...

poor poor Marcus...

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What a *****. Hamilton is really not that bad, even in the core where all the crime is.

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What benefit is there to leaving the team in Hamilton, anyway? Are the 4,000 fans a game a golden goose?
I really can't say that I've evaluated the economic side of the Hamilton Bulldogs and I won't be bothered into looking it up.

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Trade him to Detroit.


Then he'll really see how bad things can really get.

In all seriousness, I doubt he comes back to N.A.

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Yeah. Move the minor league franchise because one guy got scared.

Sweeden's adopting an open immigration stance. With the NWO, there's no getting around multi cult ****holes

Still, this guy's reactions shows how the quality of life of North America is being lowered by insane immigration policies.

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Yeah. Move the minor league franchise because one guy got scared.

Sweeden's adopting an open immigration stance. With the NWO, there's no getting around multi cult ****holes
it is his comment on lack of system that should sound alarm bells...


As far as crime goes, in any city there is good sections of town and bad sides of town...




Volient crime dropping ...


Hamilton sees largest violent crime decrease in Canada
Hamilton had a 19-per-cent decrease in violent crime last year — the highest decrease in the country, police say.

CBC News Posted: Jul 25, 2013


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Trying to rap my head around this... how does crime rate affect hockey and player development on ice ?
Because there is life outside hockey.

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it is his comment on lack of system that should sound alarm bells...
From strictly a hockey perspective, yes.

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I think he's pissed because they dont kill people over here for Euros, just measly dollars.
I'm guessing the locals didn't take it too favorably when he told them about his nickname.

"Hey, this guy calls himself the N-Word!" (followed by random guys on the street reaching for their weapons)

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You should probably rename "european players" to "scandinavian".

The difference is huge in terms of criminality

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The team should be moved to St John's Newfoundland as soon as the ice caps leave

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Another fail for Bergevin, keep going buddy.

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Another fail for Bergevin, keep going buddy.
Gauthier is the one who drafted him, Brisebois is the one who needed to make sure this didnt happen if I remember his role correctly.

Bergevin doesnt really have anything to do with this...

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