WC: Oilers at the World Championships
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05-17-2013, 11:58 AM
Join Date: Apr 2005
Originally Posted by
Six in O6
I agree that Ruff isn't the answer. I also think Taylor Hall is the best Oiler and one of the best forces in the Western Conference. However, top 10 in a shortened season isn't a big deal. Top 3... for sure. Memorial Cup? We are talking World Championships... you know, hockey that MEN play. Not boys. Big difference.
The big difference is that in a World Junior tourney or Memorial cup its the best players playing.
This is a watered down tournament and one of the best players on the team, and a topten scorer in the best, most predominate league in the world, containing the lionshare of best players in the world, hardly got icetime.
Lets pose a question here. If Hall is a topten NHL scorer for the Swedes, US, Finns, Germany, Czechs, Swiss, France would he get mega icetime?
Sure he would.
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