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10-15-2012, 01:10 PM
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Originally Posted by Sentinel View Post
Roy would have exchanged two of his Cup rings for one OG gold medal. In fact I'm not sure he wouldn't given all his Conn Smythes to face Robert Reichel over again.
Where are you getting this from Sentinel? Generally speaking, just about every North American born & raised player at least through Roys' generation & the ones that followed would much rather win one Stanley Cup let alone 2; never mind the Conn Smythes, Vezinas'. Sure it wouldve been nice, but still. Not on the same level as an 80+ game schedule, playoffs, facing the best night in night out. Theres a reason why they call the Stanley Cup the hardest trophy in sports to win. All due respect to the Olympics', some great hockey played, but a 10 day Tournament Format is a far cry from what it takes to win silverware in the NHL.

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