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04-11-2009, 01:31 AM
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Originally Posted by Lux Aurumque View Post
Sweden or Finland.

Russia will end up with the bronze, IMO. There's a point where talent just isn't enough. Look at the Rangers in their era of buying all the talented players on the market: They failed very badly.
In last world championship we saw something we haven't seen east of Finland in almost 20 years though. Teamwork and filling in for each other, russians playing for the team.

That coupled with their style of play and talent is deadly, much more deadly than Canada.

But tradition of playing for yourself instead of your country could shine through again...

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