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01-06-2013, 01:48 PM
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Originally Posted by Yakushev72 View Post
I don't like taunting by anyone, but in fairness, you couldn't tell by the television picture whether the Canadians shared the blame or not. From the TV view that I saw, you could only see the Canadian player on the end of the bench. You couldn't see what the players down the row were doing or saying. From my perspective, and I'll admit I'm a fan of the Russians, it looked like the taunts were in response to something coming from the bench. In effect, retaliation. That's the impression I got. At any rate, Canadian teams pride themselves on employing a banging style on the ice, and that's not going to win any love or friendship from among the opposition.
The Canadian players often did the crest bump after goals. I'm not sure they intentionally did it in front of the opposing bench, as usually they were doing it to the fans, but occasionally they ended up in that area. Personally I find the whole thing kind of funny b

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