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11-20-2012, 06:39 AM
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Originally Posted by Mr Writer View Post
exactly... it's a myth that Canada doesn't play well on big ice; over the past 20 years 10 WJHC played in Europe, only 3 times has Canada failed to play in the gold medal game. So that's 7 gold medal games played, 5 wins 2 losses. 2 bronze medals and only 1 time Canada failed to medal on European ice. I don't think any European team can match those results on European ice.
And conversely, Russia has won on small ice. It's about picking the right players, not the dimensions of the rink.

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