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10-26-2012, 11:02 PM
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the problem is the rangers GAG line was floating heavily in games 1 and 4 as well as the sweden games. Sinden was getting sick of it and not playing them.

Also keep in mind it was an 11 game series (2 more against sweden and 1 against the czechs). Every player who stuck with the team and was healthy got into at least 1 game. It should be noted Bobby Orr was on that 35 man roster but not clear to play.

It's hard to say if Canada would have won game 1; they lost by 4 goals and by all accounts Dryden did take it seriously. surely by the time it got to russia, canada took it seriously and all 4 of those games were decided by 1 goal. I can't imagine it would have been a sweep unless the WHA was allowed to play.

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