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04-26-2012, 01:37 PM
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Originally Posted by 29dryden29 View Post
I actualy do watch Canada at the Spengler cup so yes I do enjoy it. I think the 80 Olympics in Lake Placid was a better more exciting Olympics than Salt Lake. I don't even like the US when it comes to athletics but what they did with a team ful of NCAA hockey players was truly remarkable and that my friend is the true spirit of the Olympics.
I think the hockey would be pretty bad. Canada might dominate hard core imo. Your forgetting that now there are a bunch of professional leagues in europe which there wasn't 20 years ago. All the old players on the euro national teams would be ineligible because most of those all now play in pro euro leagues.

It would be like watching NCAA / CSIS hockey. I'm sure it would be entertaining but the skill level would be miles below the world's best.

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