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May 19 • Gold Medal Game • Switzerland vs. Sweden (stats in post #2)

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05-19-2013, 01:42 PM
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05-19-2013, 01:43 PM
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First time I've heard English English announcers
I know it's freakin weird, they can't even keep up to do the proper play by play calls

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The Suisse play such an incredible style of hockey. It's incredible to watch.

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Feels like everyone outside of Sweden is on Switzerland's side count me in!
and it's no disrespect to Sweden, it's just rooting for the underdog and the fact they can realize a perfect record. It'll be a major accomplishment for them. I suspect there's a few Swedes who are secretly cheering for the Swiss and I'm sure if the Swiss win, 95% of Swedish fans won't be too unhappy.

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There is a certain speed to the Swiss team. I fully agree with Leif Boork (the Swedish expert paired with the PbP-guy) that Sweden should not try to play that fast, cool down the game and do not fall into the tempo.

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WOW, Team Sweden is invisible.

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Has the MVP of the SEL done anything in this tournament?
1 goal, 1 assist in 9 games

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05-19-2013, 01:44 PM
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Would a Swiss win today be the country's biggest international hockey accomplishment?

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The Suisse play such an incredible style of hockey. It's incredible to watch.
Have you ever heard anyone using that tactic, where 1st and 4st line guys get same minutes?

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The Swiss team looks like what a team USA looks like when everything is working to a tee. That footspeed is INCREDIBLE, completely outworking and outskating every team in this tournament.

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Apparently Finns were busy selling their tickets for the final to Swiss fans in beer tents.

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There are plenty of Swedes who wouldn't freak out if Switzerland wins. It would be be fun to see them take the next step.

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Would a Swiss win today be the country's biggest international hockey accomplishment?
For sure.

They have no medals, let alone gold.

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Would a Swiss win today be the country's biggest international hockey accomplishment?
Doesn't matter if they win or lose, this is already their biggest achievement

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Sweden ties it!

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Nice garbage clean-up. That's what the Swedes have to do. Crash the net.

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For sure.

They have no medals, let alone gold.
they have 9 medals. 1 silver, 8 bronze

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This is going to be intresting, 1-1

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Determined effort in that goal, but it wasn't pretty.

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