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CHL is considering the elimination of import players from its rosters

From Kevin McGran of the Toronto Star:

Citing a difficulty in signing them and a decline in the quality of their play, a movement is gaining traction to eliminate European hockey players from Canada’s major junior hockey teams.

The Ontario Hockey League discussed the possibility of eliminating the annual draft of European players at the league’s recent summer meetings in Collingwood.

Read the entire article here.

This problem is mainly a signability issue and the CHL teams are growing tired of drafting players and then never seeing them come over to play in the league.  I can just hear Don Cherry saying “I told you so” ….

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