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11-13-2012, 12:05 AM
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Originally Posted by Philly85 View Post
Overreacting or not, the bottom line is that was a very poor choice of words by Benn. Hilarious and pathetic how many of these so called patriotic Canadian kids are intimidated by the prospects of playing in a native environment with added pressure and attention. Should drive athletes to excel. Doesnt seem to be a problem for most American athletes, thats for sure. Have fun winning nothing in Dallas Jamie.
Ridiculous.

Everyone's different. If I were an NHL player, I'd prefer not to play in Canada either.
It doesn't make me less Canadian, it just wouldn't suit my personality.

If I feel, I can perform better while under less pressure, then why not?

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