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12-24-2012, 04:14 PM
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Originally Posted by lukasfindl View Post
This is an international tournament, not the chl, nhl or ahl. How the hit would have been handled in NA is as insignificant as how it would have been handled in mozambique. Had the refs been from NA, perhaps that would have made a difference (even though it shouldnt in a perfect world). But that is the lottery that is the IIHF is. This isnt "europe" vs "NA", its just the same rules for everyone, and everyone has to deal with the circumstances.

Thats what is necessary to have an international tournament like the WJC. This whole "in NA we know so much better" thing is so stupid, its hard to bear.

sorry if i offended anyone...
You haven't offended anyone. If people don't like the rules of the IIHF they don't have to participate in the tournament. However, once they do decide to they forfeit all rights to complain about the rules as written.

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