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03-24-2013, 03:24 PM
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What exactly has made USA Hockey dominant?
Is he talking about international play? Must be the WJC if he is. They haven't got anything higher than a Silver Medal in the Olympics since 1980 and nothing higher than a Bronze Medal in the World Championships since 1960.
Maybe he's talking about the american-based NHL teams that are full of Canadians?
He talked about how kids in places like California and Carolina are enrolling in hockey at high rates and about how American NHLPA membership has risen from 15 percent to 25 percent since 2000. He also lauded the NCAA over the CHL when it comes to developing NHLers. When I sent him a simple tweet about how Canadians still make up a whopping 55 percent of the league he just responded "Wait 20 years." He failed to respond to my tweet about the Americans finishing 7th at the 2012 World Juniors.
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