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02-17-2013, 11:25 AM
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Hollywood3
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Wasn't there some talk a couple years ago that they were going to change the format so there would be the round robin (like usual), and then "true" semi-final games on Saturday where the top team in Pool A plays #2 in Pool B and vice-versa. I wonder whatever became of that idea? I thought the intention at the time was that it was going to be implemented in Saskatoon.
That was a rumour. But four games in four days was possible so it was shelved.

Having true semi-finals would help greatly with TV. That would only happen with a final four format (like in the NCAA) or a final eight format (like in basketball and volleyball).

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