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What would a Québec roster look like?

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04-30-2013, 05:24 PM
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Quebec City and it's regions within 80 km is as conservative as Alberta.Yes its's voted for separation but so has Newfoundland.

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04-30-2013, 10:04 PM
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Originally Posted by eva unit zero View Post
Brett Hull isn't even relevant; he learned the basics of hockey in Chicago while his dad was a Blackhawk. He didn't leave town until around 8 or 10, and had played since 3 or 4. Can't say he was trained to an elite level, but it's the difference between a Ford made in Michigan and a Honda made in Ohio. One of them is considered an American car, one of them isn't. Why? Because one of them was designed in America by American engineers, while the other was designed in Japan by Japanese engineers.
You'll have to forgive me for not putting much stock into Hull's ~ four years of hockey education in a state that had produced exactly three NHL players by the time he moved away. You are right though that he is only tangentially related to the topic.

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Quebec City and it's regions within 80 km is as conservative as Alberta.Yes its's voted for separation but so has Newfoundland.
Are you trying to say their coaches will use a conservative defensive system?

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05-02-2013, 03:49 PM
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Originally Posted by Bohemian93 View Post
That's a useless stat when it come to determining the English community in Quebec, Many Anglophones here can speak french and that doesn't mean they are francophone or identify themselves as such.As an Anglo-Quebecer, I can tell you that the proportion of those who would consider themselves Anglophones or use English primarily is probably about 20% of Montreal.

Quebecers like Mike Bossy, Gump Worsley, Scott Mellanby, Roberto luongo, Mike Ribeiro are not French-Canadians.
If we are talking about ethnicity/mother tongue, technically they aren't French Canadians just like Joe Sakic, Nazem Kadri and many more aren't Anglo Canadians.

However, in a practical manner, I would consider Ribeiro and Luongo as Francophones because they speak French perfectly and it's probably the language they are most comfortable with.

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