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12-10-2012, 02:54 PM
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Originally Posted by vippe View Post
Well, that is the case in every single WJC tournament.. the ones that score lots of points do have games against smaller nations where they pile points.

If I remember correctly Forsberg had 10 points against Japan not sure about the rest and he had 4 points against Canada.

Esa Keskinen-Mikko Makela-Esa Tikkanen should be mentioned aswell I think,
It was also in an era where hookings and holdings were a part of the game. I know the highlights against Czechs and Canada are somewhere on youtube. Forsberg had a stick around his waist or a hand on his jersey all game long. It was ridiculous.

Also agree a bit with the guy who said it wasn't necessarily the line, it was Forsberg. Forsberg had almost half of the points. Although it's possible the other great lines had a similar breakdown.

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