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05-30-2010, 09:10 PM
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Originally Posted by Nakawick View Post
If there is an international tournament, Canada and the Us will always participate. The NHL can't force the decision on players whether to attend the World Championships or not. Even so, there are enough NA players in Europe and in NA not playing in the NHL to make a team.
Correct. NHL or no NHL participation, there is no benefit for USA/Canada Hockey not to send a team.

In fact, this may be a rare instance where the NHL and USA/Canada federations may have conflicting interests.

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