View Single Post
Old
04-07-2013, 08:19 PM
  #35
patnyrnyg
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Posts: 4,897
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cory Trevor View Post
I agree with you except for the bolded. I'm ok with them leaving off one of the best players if it's what is in the best interest of USA Hockey, that being a better structured team. If USA Hockey feels that we have a better shot with leaving someone off for the purpose of say, a solid defensive bottom six line, then it wouldn't be the end of the world for me. They had this debate quite a bit about Hockey Canada deciding to pick and choose who they want last time around and ultimately it was for the better.
Good point. Let me re-phrase that to the 23 players that will make the best team and give the US the best chance of winning Gold. Note, when I say best forwards, doesn't necessarily mean only scorers.

patnyrnyg is offline