2014 - Canada Roster Discussion (Part III)
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08-20-2012, 03:00 PM
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It would be something to see and a lot more interesting than any European tour the NHLPA can come up with... but a series like that would be for keeps, I don't think the players would treat it as an exhibition series.
The only two hurdles would be insurance issues for the players and
finding international Olympic ice on both sides of the border. Calgary could serve the purpose, but would the Flames give permission to the NHLPA for a few games involving locked-out players? Probably not.
Interesting idea though.
Oh, for sure. When Canada and U.S. get together, its never friendly. I can only think of Calgary and Salt Lake as potential hosts with international ice, though I'm sure there are more, maybe just not in opportune locations (ie, Lake Placid).
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