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02-21-2010, 12:21 PM
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Originally Posted by Ohashi_Jouzu View Post
Seriously though. And we probably have one of the highest numbers of rifles per capita in the world, so why are we so weak at biathalon as well? You'd think shooting and skiing would be a match made in heaven for Canadians.
You think Finland would win every medal considering their proficiency at the sport against Stalin.

Anyway there seems to be dribs and drabs of more players coming from outside the Big 7. One thing I think the NHL could do is market players in their home country a bit more, particularly Kopitar in Slovenia and Vanek in Austria.

It certainly fits into the "Hockey is for everyone" initiative.

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