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12-12-2012, 09:51 AM
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Originally Posted by Mr Writer View Post
Canadians got to get over this philosophy/mindset of a team is built around a top 6 and a bottom 6. How about a Top 12 and the 4th line players who have skill but can adapt to slightly different roles, otherwise this Top 6 Bottom 6 setup is nothing more than a glorified club team..... and when Canada was sending club teams to this tournament prior to 1981 in the days before the national team was selected, how did we do?
Top 6 / bottom 6 is over the top but you definitely bring a couple guys for key roles. Patrice Bergeron and Brendon Morrow were awesome for Team Canada in the olympics as was Coutourier in the WJC's. You definetly don't bring an RNH to be the 4th C and kill PP's.

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