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05-03-2012, 02:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Holden Caulfield View Post
Too bad Marian Hossa is not there. It seems you guys are talking about Slovakia getting younger, but was there no chance Ziggy Palffy was interesting in playing? I know he had retired from the NT, but he came back for the 2010 Olympics, thought maybe.

Slovakia has always been the country I cheer for outside of Canada, dating back to the Palffy (still have my Kings Palffy jersey, first one I ever got), Visnovsky, Demitra (), Marian Hossa, Chara, Gaborik, etc glory years of the early 2000's. Was in Bratislava last year a mere few days after the WC (really wanted to make it there for WC, just couldn't), great city, can't wait to go back. So Go Slovakia, hopefully they have a good showing and the Norwegians or Germans slip just a bit to get that automatic Oly berth!
Its been discussed a few pages ago actually, Plffy was not interested, And tbh 2010 Olympics were hardly a personal succes for him.

Well see. Games were not played yet, so chances are still relatively good to make it.

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