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11-29-2012, 06:31 PM
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Originally Posted by JackSlater View Post
Roberts played for Canada at the 1986 WJC. As far as best on best tournaments go, he was just never good enough to be a realistic consideration. Healthy issues made him even less likely. Canada always had better scorers to choose from, and he wasn't exactly an elite defensive role player either. If he wanted to play at the World Championships in a year like 1992 I'm sure Canada would have taken him.
I dont know if he even was invited to a possible camp in 1991. If he had that very well could have meant exit for a guy like Geoff Courtnall if Team Canada only knew what season Roberts was about to have. Of course Canada won anyhow and that's pretty much the case more times as well.

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