2013 WJC Thread - USA! USA! USA!
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01-03-2013, 05:50 AM
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I thought Harrington had a weak 1st period, but sadly he was still Canada's best d.
On a semi related note: Ryan Murphy is terrible. How is he considered a top prospect?
I thought he was solid all the way through. On the scramble play on the 1st goal, he got clipped behind the knee by McCabe and was playing catch-up for the rest of the play. But agree to disagree, he was the best d-man for Canada either way.
Murphy...I don't know what to say. He sucked like he's sucked all tourney long, but Spott kept force-feeding his golden boy icetime. He can rush the puck and has a bomb of a shot, but he's such a liability out there, and he doesn't manage the puck well when he does have it, even offensively.
Another head-scratcher among many from Spott, like the choice of Subban over Binnington, splitting up MacKinnon/Drouin, etc.
PS - I'm equally unimpressed with Hamilton. He didn't do anything noteworthy all tourney long.
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