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12-06-2012, 06:11 PM
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Originally Posted by therealdeal View Post
Spezza for sure will not be. I feel a bit bad for the guy, but he just never delivers for Hockey Canada, and they've stopped even considering him. He never played well in the World Juniors, and he's never played well in the World Championships. He's kind of a soft, play making center. He's not very good defensively, and the biggest memory of him playing for Canada for me is being at fault for a short handed goal against in the Quarter final game to Russia.

I would be crazy shocked if Spezza makes the team.
It's next to impossible to make a best on best Team Canada if you haven't done it by your late 20s. He also lacks the versatility that typical Team Canada centers have.

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