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12-14-2012, 08:17 AM
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Originally Posted by Fulcrum View Post
Simply said, you must have slept during the Super Series because you have no idea just how much emphasis Russia is putting on defensive systems since the new coaching. Not just Juniors, but all accross the board.

Not to mention, this years' Russian defenders are much better than last few years overall. Even the forwards are much more balanced with good KHL experience under their belt.
I don't see any team in the tournament keeping Canada under 4-5 goals in a game - period. This could be the highest scoring team in WJC history based on schedule and talent. On the plus side for Russia/USA/Sweden it wouldn't surprise me to see them put up equally big numbers against the Canada D.

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