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08-02-2012, 08:30 AM
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Originally Posted by 86Habs View Post
Actually, reflecting on it a bit, it would be a damn shame if MSL goes through his career without winning an Olympic gold. He wasn't established as a star player in 2002 obviously, and was (IMO) snubbed in 2010. Given that, and his age in 2014, I (like the others posting here) would be surprised if he made the 2014 team. Can anyone think of a better Canadian player of this generation to have gone through their career without winning gold?
He did have his shot at the national team. From 2004-06 In 2004 the World Cup Team and in 06 with the Olympic team. The team didn't gel and grossly under-performed in Torino, so thus the turnover in 2010. Do I feel bad for him not winning gold if he doesn't get another shot in 2014? No, not one bit.

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