GOLD MEDAL GAME | U.S.A. vs CANADA, 12:00PM PST (NBC-HD, CTV/TSN/Sportsnet/Online)
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02-28-2010, 03:14 PM
Murray says: Rawr!
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Ask the players if they would they rather win the SC or win the Olympics, and most will say win the gold medal (look at Remenda's interviews for the Sharks responses). Why else are they going to play this tournament and not get paid? This is free but to them, its worth the risk. If it wasn't this would look like the NFL All-Star game and players would stay home with little bumps and bruises.
I don't think everyone's tune is going to change. Its the risk of matching country against country and a risk players and a lot of hockey fans are OK with.
yeah, and look at players on teams that had no hope. Griess, Goc, Erhoff, and everyone else on team Germany. They knew that even bronze was unlikely. They did it because simply to be there is an honor.
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