Thread: Olympics: 2014 - U.S. Roster Discussion
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10-06-2012, 05:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Xokkeu View Post
The US development system went into a serious dry spell during the late 1990s.

There was the 1996 squad that really carried into the 2002 olympics but then was too old for 2006 where the new generation basically sucked.
I think you may see something similar after 2014. I know the NHL in Korea (2018) is highly unlikely but, if they are, the best of the 2014 team will be in their 30's and I don't see anyone on the immediate horizon capable of replacing that level of talent.

At least that is what I am hoping!

The team that was too young in 2010, will peak in 2014 and will be too old by 2018. If you are going to win Gold, Sochi is now!

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