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Old 02-19-2010, 01:41 PM   #47 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by INSIDER View Post
you do realize that a few years back professionals werent allowed to play in the olympics, right?
so basically it was canadian amateurs (university/college/oversea players) playing against european league players.
Well, North American professionals weren't allowed. Like you said, you'd have Canadian College players going up against European Superleague Players at a time where NHL-quality Europeans weren't playing in the NHL.

The fact we still managed to compete is incredible.
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