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01-04-2013, 01:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Deezzy22 View Post
Has anyone ever thought that the immense pressure to win gold we place on these 17-19 year old kids may have an adverse effect on their performance. I 'd be hard pressed to find another tourney other then the Olympics that we place so much pressure on the players to win. What other hockey country other then Russia is a Gold medal expected at every event we are in?
No other country "expects" gold. No other country's fans go to rival country's games just to boo them (also remember the age of the players some of you are booing). Take it for what it is Canada; A simple tournament between young hockey players. You guys take it way too seriously as fans.

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