These guys were awesome in the two games against the Russians and were completely dominant! Even with basically two different teams more less the really never missed a beat from one night to the next. They outscored the Russians 11 - 2 and outshot them in last night's game something like 45 to 5!!! Just amazing! The WHL turned it up a notch compared to the OHL and a several notches above the Q. I will say the Q were missing two very good players and the Russians were just starting the series against the Q, whereas the WHL got the Russians at the end of the series. I was impressed with Meyer, MaCarthur, Ladd(better than I thought), Fehr, Stone(very, very impressed with Stone) and Boyd. All the returning veterans from last year looked good. I wasn't too thrilled with Barker, but it was only one game. It's not that he did anything bad, but he didn't do anything to catch my eye, although I've seen him a few times now and it seems to be the same story everytime.