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#21 RedFlag85

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Posted 03 November 2012 - 02:39 PM

I'd try out for the Halifax Highlanders.

#22 MulesWillFly93

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Posted 03 November 2012 - 07:50 PM

Depends on what kind of player I was. If I were a fourth-liner just coming out of the minors, I'd probably go back to the AHL to hone my skills in an environment that's the most similar to what I'd see in the NHL. Now, if I had mad skills like Dats or Zetter and just wanted to do something new & fun, I'd consider Sweden, Finland, Switzerland, etc. I don't think I'd chance it in Russia, even though the KHL makes the most money. I'd love to visit Russia someday, and I actually speak a little of the language, but the situation's just a little too volatile for my boring self, especially over the long term.

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#23 Barrie

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Posted 04 November 2012 - 04:00 PM

I wouldn't play, I'd hang out in California and stay in shape there. After being in the NHL, traveling city to city in one of the lower level leagues wouldn't be fun. I wouldn't go to Europe either, you never know how safe it is to fly there.
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#24 Dabura

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Posted 04 November 2012 - 04:59 PM

I'd totally play in Scotland.

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#25 Marty Barry

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Posted 04 November 2012 - 05:08 PM

Mystery, Alaska. Hands down.

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Posted 04 November 2012 - 05:28 PM

im in New Mexico....and you couldn't pay me enough to play in Mexico.

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#27 Z Winged Dangler

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Posted 06 November 2012 - 10:06 AM

I'd probably knock Omark off the Z/Brunner line and on non-gamedays I would be playing Assassin's Creed 3 in the Swiss Alps.

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#28 Euro_Twins

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Posted 06 November 2012 - 02:18 PM

I would either go play on EV Zug with Z, and Brunner, or CSKA Moscow alongside Datsyuk. Whichever team took me first (hopefully CSKA)

#29 Dimaline312000

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Posted 11 November 2012 - 06:02 PM

I'd play in th SPHL for way less money of course but being and NHL Player I can imagine I'd do very well in that league. Otherwise I would consider coaching a team while still skating and working-out.

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Posted 11 November 2012 - 08:40 PM

If I were going to play anywhere, other than stay back and train, it'd be Sweden

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#31 The Axe

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 01:15 PM

I can see both alternatives...wanting to stay close to family, and yet expanding your horizons by going to a different place.

I kinda envy Drew Miller playing in Scotland...I've always wanted to go there, it's a beautiful country, English speaking (if you can get past the brogue), great pubs, wonderful music, history up the ying yang...what more could you ask for?


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#32 joshy207

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 09:38 PM

New Zealand.

they have an ice hockey league.

stay in shape,be a star, help grow the popularity, make a little side cash, spend some time in a beautiful country, and continue to speak engrish.

take the family on a year vacation!

now...all i need is the hockey skills to do so.

aw hell...train and play with the lacrosse and rugby teams too.


Unfortunately, the league in New Zealand (and Australia's league as well) are in the off-season now, it's almost summer there. That would be an awesome experience though!!

#33 The Greek

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 04:06 PM

I'd play in the Greek Ice Hockey Championship. It would be more for the vacation than actually growing as a player. Honestly, I'm probably good enough to play for one of the clubs as it is. In Greece the quality of hockey is so bad that the national team is in the same division as Mongolia, N. Korea, and the UAE.

#34 Jocke

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 04:11 PM

I'd go play in the Thai hockey league like Johnny Oduya :blind:

#35 DMAC 25

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Posted 19 November 2012 - 12:31 PM

Flint Generals all the way!

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Posted 19 November 2012 - 06:40 PM

if i had millions already probably play pick up games close to me.
if i didnt ahl or overseas

Edited by brett, 19 November 2012 - 06:41 PM.


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Posted 20 November 2012 - 01:12 AM

If I was on a million dollar contract then I'd already have some sort of year round rink attached to the house. So that along with training like Rocky I would spend as much time with my family as I could...
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#38 chuklz

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 02:21 AM

Choose a bit of a lower league overseas and try to tear it up.


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