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03-04-2010, 09:29 AM
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NA vs. European teams

USA - SUI 3 - 1
CAN - NOR 8 - 0
USA - NOR 6 - 1
SUI - CAN 2 - 3
CAN - GER 8 - 2
USA - SUI 2 - 0
RUS - CAN 3 - 7
USA - FIN 6 - 1
CAN - SVK 3 - 2

Some observations:

Most games were blowouts. Only 4 games were close, 3 of them was against the Swiss team. I thought that's kinda odd, since teams like Russia and Finland are better than Switzerland. Is it because the played a more offensive game and got burned?

Bad coaching?

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The Swiss play a tenacious, fairly defensive-minded game and have very good goaltending.

At the same time, there's an inclination to underestimate them, despite the scares they've put into opponents, given that they are not traditionally a powerhouse.

A combination of the above I think.

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Last olympics top 4 was us "Eurotrash" so things change all the time.

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Last olympics top 4 was us "Eurotrash" so things change all the time.
Well in 2002 and 2010 the only 2 NA teams came in 1st and 2nd.

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Well in 2002 and 2010 the only 2 NA teams came in 1st and 2nd.
So it's Eurotrash-time in 2014.

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Well in 2002 and 2010 the only 2 NA teams came in 1st and 2nd.
And 98 the 3 top teams were European.

Anyone bring a ruler?

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So it's Eurotrash-time in 2014.
2002 - NA - Can vs USA
2006 - Euro - Swe vs Fin
2010 - NA - Can vs USA
2014 - Euro - ??? vs ??? (I call Russia vs Czech)

Looks like it coincides with home continent advantage!!!

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2002 - NA - Can vs USA
2006 - Euro - Swe vs Fin
2010 - NA - Can vs USA
2014 - Euro - ??? vs ??? (I call Russia vs Czech)

Looks like it coincides with home continent advantage!!!
interesting !

Size of hockey rink ?

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interesting !

Size of hockey rink ?
2002 was international (big) ice.

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