Thread: GDT: 2013 WJC's Thread II
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01-03-2013, 05:53 AM
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Originally Posted by Hemsky_83 View Post
I don't know why people are putting so much emphasis on this being a "choke". Other than winning the Group in the round-robin stage, there was really nothing that made Canada the #1 contender in this tournament for me.

Outside of RNH there was no other sure-fire briliant offensive prospect to help carry the load. Even before the tournament, I had Canada as 3rd behind Russia/USA as the top teams in this tournament.

A good team got beat by a great team today - not as much a choke as it is just the way things are.
Guys like Huberdeau and Hamilton should hang their heads after the performances that they have put in this tournament.

Originally Posted by Hemsky_83 View Post
He is no where near the talent Gibson is - I feel Gibson out-played him even in the round-robin game where Canada won - as good as Subban was.
Subban was not the problem nor the solution tonight and while Gibson seems to be the more polished of the two they are still very early in their careers so that could change.

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