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Fetisov Surprised By Level Of Play

from RIA Novosti,

Former NHL star Vyacheslav Fetisov said he was impressed with high-level hockey being performed at the Vancouver Olympics and was unable to name a possible champion.

Fetisov, who heads the board of Continental Hockey League (KHL), arrived in Vancouver following an invitation by the International Hockey Federation, which would honor Olympic, world and Stanley Cup champions in the Canadian city on February 22.

The two-time Olympic champion said he followed closely Vancouver hockey matches before arriving in Canada.

“Those six teams which I observed in their first two matches are quite equal. I did not expect many teams here to perform such a [high] level [hockey],” Fetisov said.

continued and what are the chances the networks of NBC will show some highlights of the IIHF event…

Filed in: Non-NHL Hockey, International Hockey, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: khl, vyacheslav+fetisov, winter+olympics

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