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God forbid Canada should think they're the best

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01-06-2013, 07:49 PM
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A proper discussion requires the possibility of objectivity from both parties. That's impossible to achieve in the vast majority of cases. Americans, Russians, Canadians etc. are all patriotic and will all side with their own nation the bulk of the time.
Did you really come on a "Canada lost" QQ thread to accuse other counties of being nationalistic?

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01-06-2013, 08:08 PM
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For all the talk about Canada's "depth" and how your "D" team is allegedly good enough to medal at the Olympics, having to actually ice it is a valid excuse for not winning the supposedly much inferior World Championship?
On any given night a US D team could certainly beat a Canadian D team. With 2 goalies per team
you would have Clemmensen / Johnson as goalies.

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why 4 years? because it favors the USA ??
That's the point that was being made...any "the last X years" is going to be inherently arbitrary and prone to cherrypicking to fit whatever conclusion you wish to "prove".

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Gone OT. There are other threads concerning Canada's performance.

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