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01-04-2014, 10:02 AM
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Originally Posted by FlyersFan61290 View Post
Ask Swedish fans in the WJC section about him. You can't just look at ice time and offensive stats. The team as a whole is a powerhouse and Hagg is one of the only people on that team capable of playing defense. He's getting all defensive minutes meaning no pp and tons of pk, cause they have an abundance of quality offensive players.
Yeh... they want to win, it is what they have to do, as their D in their own zone is pretty much their only weak point, so they are having to 'cheat'.

Just watch what is happening now... top Russian line is cleverly double shifted to be vs Olofsson and Pettersson, it is ugly as hell.

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