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05-14-2012, 11:05 AM
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Originally Posted by sparxx87 View Post
Canadians don't make excuses for the world championship because nobody cares about it... Russia should win, they ice their A team.. Canada uses it mainly as a development tournament to give their young stars international experience and more playing time... If Hockey Canada cared about winning the WC, they'd make choices differently when selecting the team.

And correct me if I'm wrong, but the Russian team was an all star team while the CHL is divided into 3 league all star teams... This despite Moscow being 1/3 the size of the entire country of Canada....
Yes, I'll correct you. The Russian team was made up of MHL Selects, key and best players were not there. So it was a good team, but not an all-star team. In the end, a lot of the players from SSS did not make the WJC squad.

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