Quote Originally Posted by Buttercup View Post
In addition, Daisuke really had only Voronov to contend with at Finlandia (and Voronov won the LP) - this time it's the strongest GP field of the year. IMO, at least . I'm actually kind of surprised JSF put him in this situation for his first GP coming back. I'm not saying they should have watered down the field like the Russian Fed did for Plushenko, but really, why not help your guy out a bit?
Russian Fed did what? I thought it was Chan's decision not to compete... And Tretyakov replaced Lutai only because Andrei was in bad shape and wasn't good at the local competition when Tretyakov was 2nd at Nebelhorn Trophy