Has Russia overtaken the #1 spot in World Hockey?
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12-07-2012, 11:33 AM
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The World Juniors is this. Any top junior aged player is available (barring them playing in the NHL which is extremely rare) and each country sends a contingent of their best players Under 20 years old. A true best on best tournament.
It's not "best on best" because of the age restriction. It's an artificial and arbitrary constraint on the demonstration of a country's hockey skills, and affects smaller countries disproportionately.
There is only one and it's the Olympics.
The WHC and the World Cup/Canada Cups cancel each other out.
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