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03-01-2014, 02:20 AM
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Originally Posted by TonsofPuppies View Post
You mean the Olympics where Canada's team consisted of a group of college kids while the Soviets used a professional team comparable to an NHL all-star team, that practiced year round together? Yeah, there was certainly nobility in those victories. I'm sure if Canada had sent NHL players during those decades, the Soviets still would have been the undisputed masters of the universe.
Keep mowing down them straw men. All I said is that was what the Soviets cared most about winning, and they were dominant in that regard. If you don't think it "counts" or whatever then fine. Doesn't change the fact that the Soviet Union dominated the Olympics and World Championships.

Don't make stupid statements about the Soviets being an "embarrassment".

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