Would European fans care if Canada and the US pulled out of the World Championships?
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05-30-2010, 07:57 PM
Join Date: Dec 2008
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Hockey Canada has withdrawn from the IWHC in the past
and your point about Ovy's contract is wrong. Even if it is a 10 year contract it will still be subject to the new collective agreement and if the new CA barred NHLers from participating then there would be no breach of contract.
Canada pulled out at a time when the IIHF refused to allow any pros to play. This was when the NHL was only start to come out of the O6 era and the rosters were quite static.
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