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02-21-2013, 07:06 AM
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Originally Posted by Mr Kanadensisk View Post
I didn't realize that Eagleson ref'ed as well. I agree that the NHL should hire more European refs, but the first and foremost I want the best refs working in best on best tournaments. The Canada / World Cups were played by NHL rules and mostly on NHL sized ice. There is no way there were European refs more qualified to do those games than the ones they used. There will always be sore losers who say the NHL refs cheated and fixed the tournaments, but they are just that, sore losers.
I agree. With Eagleson it's just noteworthy that such a ******* was running the tournament. I highly doubt that he was running around spiking drinks and paying off refs though. Stealing profits was more his game.

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