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07-22-2013, 04:21 PM
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Originally Posted by The Perfect Human View Post
Team Canada and Sweden have repeatedly taken teams to the WHC and had youngsters either as extra F or D - just as a type of developmental opportunity.

Similar thing happening for Team USA. Obviously there's been a bit of anti-Petry bias on their behalf in years past, but I think this is beyond that - it's just a developmental opportunity for these kids at camp. None of them are coming along to Sochi.

Another guy in a similar boat is Andy Greene. Definite top pairing defenseman. But just not a guy Hockey USA has been a fan of. They love their former WJHC kids, or guys that came up through the USANDTP
I feel WHC is a world different from the Olympics (no pun intended). But I agree, especially on that Andy Greene part.

And they invited Seth Jones?!? Okay, maybe they're just nutty.

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