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Most 'balanced' hockey league on Earth
According to the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF), the Elitserien was the most balanced professional hockey league in the world 2010-2011 – gliding past America’s NHL and Germany’s DEL leagues. The ranking is based on imbalance of a data distribution, such as points in standings – and the Swedes proved to be the least imbalanced – or in other words, you never know who’s going to win.
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