WC a bang to the cocky NHL
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05-28-2012, 02:13 PM
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Drawing conclusions from a single elimination format tournament is pretty useless.
Canada outplayed Slovakia quite handily in the game in which they were eliminated and had a few tough calls on them too (8mins PP for SVK, vs 3 for Canada).
Canada lost one game by a goal and they're out, it's not like they were humiliated. They could very well have won gold or at least gone to the finals with a bit of luck.
Uh, Olympics is the same format. So why draw any conclusions from that either?
7 game series is just for making more money anyway.
Even europe has those now unfortunately.
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