Originally Posted by MadDevil
So what does it say about Canada that they've won one Olympic gold medal in the last 50 years? You guys created the game after all.
Like Badat said, for most of that time the Europeans/Soviet Bloc had professional players that they passed off as amateurs to play in the Olympics.
Just imagine what the tournament would be like if Ovechkin, Malkin & co. were playing against a bunch of minor league and college players from Canada and the US.
I'm tired of hearing about money, money, money, money, money. I just want to play the game, drink Pepsi, wear Reebok. Shaquille O'Neal
When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.
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