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12-30-2012, 04:42 PM
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antidotevsk
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Originally Posted by VanIslander View Post
Switzerland puts Russia to shame: the Spengler Cup game between Canada and Mannheim was full of cheering fans. The Swiss have nearly 90 years of cup tourney fan support. The Russians have a lesser history and lesser apparent fan support for non-national teams it seems. Russia is like the USA of hockey. I get the impression that Sweden, Finland, Switzerland and to some extent my Canada have a lot of fans of the sport INDEPENDENT of the national team: a true sign of love of the sport imo.
where should we start laughing?

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