2014 - Canada Roster Discussion (Part IV)
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02-15-2013, 06:14 AM
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Nova Scotia
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What are you talking about that's what sport is all about, medals.
Methodology is also important to me. The win is the only important thing during a game, but if its won during a shootout I tend to feel pretty ambivalent about it. The Habs beat the Lightning the other night, but it didn't FEEL like a win because of how they did it. They proved nothing to me with that cheap shootout win after blowing a lead.
Not that I'm saying the Olympics is meaningless, but it's the same general idea. I don't care for single elimination because it never convinces me that this team is better than that one (and god forbid the gold is won in a shootout... now THAT would feel cheesy). I'm a biased North American though, international tournaments are not my thing. I think only another Cold War could make me feel excited about them in a meaningful way.
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