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12-11-2012, 07:53 PM
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Originally Posted by Jerkini View Post
I think Russians are a lot more humble when they win. Losing to the Americans is like nails on a chalkboard. I just hate it so much.
This is true. I have cousins who grew up here but go to college in the States (UConn specifically), and they told me that when the U.S. beat Canada in the preliminary round of Olympic hockey, all their U.S. college friends were chirping them hardcore, including many people who had never watched hockey before or cared about it at all. Though obviously once Canada won gold they shut up.

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