Germany at Olympic qualification
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02-15-2013, 05:11 AM
Join Date: Oct 2008
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In the DEL every team can dress 10 imports per game. As if that wasn't too much allready, many North Americans can get a German passport easily, thus in reality the number of foreign-trained players is even higher.
If you look at the rosters at
you can see players with dual nationalities.
Augsburg has only 2 German forwards, Ingolstadt only 6 German-trained skaters. These players usually make up the third and fourth lines.
In Switzerland I think there's just 4 imports per team
I think the discussion is going in a wrong direction here. We didn't not qualify because we lack skill or player material. The skill level we iced was superior to the other teams. We were mentally weaker in crucial moment in my opinion.
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