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02-19-2014, 06:31 AM
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Originally Posted by slovakiasnextone View Post
Switzerland who has started playing a more offesnive game under Simpson has managed to win a silver at the WC and their hockey is fun to watch but they have missed out QF in the 3rd out of 4 tournaments in the last 4 years. And the players they work with are arguably on average somewhat better than ours.
I'd like to disagree on both of these statements. From two games I saw with their participation they might sport a minus sign on their chest. Still a pretty negative trapping team even when they face teams of Latvia level. But I agree, it was even worse before, say, more than 5 years ago.

Seeing how amazing is your much hated Marcel in KHL, how much better he is than say our "offensive dynamo" Daugavins offensively, who more than holds his own against NLA Swiss superstars - I think the right coach (I won't help you with pointing such specimen out) could easily turn you your side in a scarier version of Switzerland.

Heys, its coulds bes worses!
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