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Old 01-06-2009, 08:05 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by fancylad View Post
It's true that it's entertaining. It's just that sometimes i think there are way too many international hockey tournaments (compared to other sports). Maybe if they made it every two years (or the customary four years) it would just mean more - or in my case it would actually mean something. yes i know... i'm a hockey hater.
You might be right fancy, but I think this is one of the only tournaments that really matters. Sure alot of these kids have already been drafted by NHL teams and will rake in their millions in due time, but there's still a sense of innocence about them and they truly are playing for pride and for their countries.

Junior level hockey >>> professional hockey any day.
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