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09-16-2012, 02:58 PM
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Tomas W
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Originally Posted by mindfly View Post
They are not very popular in this country, mainly because they never play for the national team, sometimes vancouver goes far in the playoffs but many years it's a "no thanks" due to "family reasons" or one of them wants to go but the other doesn't and they're ****ed up and have to do things together all the time so the other one declines.

And then stuff like marchand punches sedin 4-5 times and he doesn't do anything, that angers people, they are like little girls in many swedes' eyes.
Yes but they are also fantastic hockey players, lets not forget.

They have long way to reach icon status in Sweden though.

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