Europeans fear talent pool will dry up

Via: National Post

‘"If I seem conflicted up there, it is because I am," Regier said. "We’re working in a system where we’re competing with other teams in the National Hockey League and we’re trying to figure out how to take the system and best utilize it for our purposes of winning hockey games. As soon as you make that investment and you draft that player, now you have two years to sign him, and once you place your bet on that individual you want to take control of that individual more often than not."’