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Re: The Official Olympic Hockey Thread

Postby count2infinity on Sun Feb 23, 2014 9:24 am

meow wrote:
count2infinity wrote:
Pavel Bure wrote:Real classy by the fans of Canada... Not


what'd they do?

Celebrated.


Oh... what a bunch of classless hosers.
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Re: The Official Olympic Hockey Thread

Postby count2infinity on Sun Feb 23, 2014 9:24 am

djlm wrote:So happy for Kunitz. 2 cups, an olympic gold. Not bad for an undrafted dude.


Undrafted, multiple times cut from teams dude.
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Re: The Official Olympic Hockey Thread

Postby superconan on Sun Feb 23, 2014 9:27 am

djlm wrote:So happy for Kunitz. 2 cups, an olympic gold. Not bad for an undrafted dude.

EDIT: I secretly wanted Sweden to score late so Sid would have another gmwg.


Me too
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Re: The Official Olympic Hockey Thread

Postby npv708 on Sun Feb 23, 2014 9:27 am

I'm happy for Kunitz and Sid, especially since they both were able to score in this game, but screw off Canada. Your fans and media have been classless and just downright horrible throughout the entire tournament and are frankly embarrassing at times.
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Re: The Official Olympic Hockey Thread

Postby meow on Sun Feb 23, 2014 9:28 am

Well, that wasn't fair. Canada never trailed in the tournament. They haven't been scored on in over two games. Price only gave up 3 goals in 5 games. Sweden had 0 scoring chances in the third period.
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Re: The Official Olympic Hockey Thread

Postby count2infinity on Sun Feb 23, 2014 9:29 am

npv708 wrote:Your fans and media have been classless and just downright horrible throughout the entire tournament and are frankly embarrassing at times.


I haven't been looking/reading from the Canadian media, nor seen things from fans, could you post some examples?
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Re: The Official Olympic Hockey Thread

Postby Pavel Bure on Sun Feb 23, 2014 9:30 am

meow wrote:
count2infinity wrote:
Pavel Bure wrote:Real classy by the fans of Canada... Not


what'd they do?

Celebrated.

I dunno I kinda feel like an old fuddy duddy but I don't think you heckle the losing team in the Olympics.
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Re: The Official Olympic Hockey Thread

Postby PghSkins on Sun Feb 23, 2014 9:36 am

O NOEZ CANADA R HAPPY THEY WON GOLD
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Re: The Official Olympic Hockey Thread

Postby meow on Sun Feb 23, 2014 9:39 am

Pavel Bure wrote:
meow wrote:
count2infinity wrote:
Pavel Bure wrote:Real classy by the fans of Canada... Not


what'd they do?

Celebrated.

I dunno I kinda feel like an old fuddy duddy but I don't think you heckle the losing team in the Olympics.

I kind of agree, but it's tough to fault them.
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Re: The Official Olympic Hockey Thread

Postby sniper on Sun Feb 23, 2014 9:39 am

I kept expecting the announcer to say Count Chocula. Maybe I'm crazy though.
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Re: The Official Olympic Hockey Thread

Postby PghSkins on Sun Feb 23, 2014 9:47 am

Millions of fans of other NHL teams don't believe their team's players are celebrating with Cindy Crysby right now.
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Re: The Official Olympic Hockey Thread

Postby sniper on Sun Feb 23, 2014 9:47 am

Backstrom tested positive for banned substance??
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Re: The Official Olympic Hockey Thread

Postby columbia on Sun Feb 23, 2014 9:47 am

sniper wrote:Backstrom tested positive for banned substance??


Allergy medicine.
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Re: The Official Olympic Hockey Thread

Postby PghSkins on Sun Feb 23, 2014 9:59 am

I'm gonna miss waking up, flipping on the TV and watching hockey.
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Re: The Official Olympic Hockey Thread

Postby tfrizz on Sun Feb 23, 2014 10:05 am

meow wrote:
Pavel Bure wrote:
meow wrote:
count2infinity wrote:
Pavel Bure wrote:Real classy by the fans of Canada... Not


what'd they do?

Celebrated.

I dunno I kinda feel like an old fuddy duddy but I don't think you heckle the losing team in the Olympics.

I kind of agree, but it's tough to fault them.


Where were there people heckling the losing team? I must've missed it.
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Re: The Official Olympic Hockey Thread

Postby Tico Rick on Sun Feb 23, 2014 10:08 am

In my personal experience, Canadians are sore winners. They don't know how to win graciously.
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Re: The Official Olympic Hockey Thread

Postby columbia on Sun Feb 23, 2014 10:15 am

Some US fans haven't exactly been the most gracious losers.
It's ok to admit it, when better teams win.
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Re: The Official Olympic Hockey Thread

Postby superconan on Sun Feb 23, 2014 10:18 am

Correct me if I'm wrong, but two times canada didn't win gold there were no Penguins in the team.
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Re: The Official Olympic Hockey Thread

Postby DudeMan2766 on Sun Feb 23, 2014 10:25 am

LOL has anyone seen that video of Sid that Subban posted on Instagram. Hilarious
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Re: The Official Olympic Hockey Thread

Postby murphydump55 on Sun Feb 23, 2014 10:28 am

Weren't there a couple Pittsburgh writers that predicted that the US would win gold and Canada would finish 3rd or 4th?

Funny that they couldn't be more wrong.
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Re: The Official Olympic Hockey Thread

Postby Shakes on Sun Feb 23, 2014 10:29 am

tfrizz wrote:
Where were there people heckling the losing team? I must've missed it.


All I heard was some "Oles" and then the "na na na hey hey hey goodbye" chant towards the end. No big deal and certainly nothing classless.

Unless I missed something?
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Re: The Official Olympic Hockey Thread

Postby superconan on Sun Feb 23, 2014 10:30 am

DudeMan2766 wrote:LOL has anyone seen that video of Sid that Subban posted on Instagram. Hilarious

http://instagram.com/p/kwz2QuBmlt/
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Re: The Official Olympic Hockey Thread

Postby Tico Rick on Sun Feb 23, 2014 10:30 am

columbia wrote:Some US fans haven't exactly been the most gracious losers.
It's ok to admit it, when better teams win.

No, it must be the coach's fault. :pop:
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Re: The Official Olympic Hockey Thread

Postby Great58 on Sun Feb 23, 2014 10:30 am

MWW wrote:
Tico Rick wrote:
columbia wrote:
MWW wrote:Sweden has given up...


They need to fire their coach. ;)


Really. They are playing so passively. I can't believe they hired such a complete idiot to coach that team.


In German TV the announcers remarked, that Sweden used a wrong strategy from the beginning. In all their previous games they played their game, vs. Canada they started line matching and never found their success. They let Canada dictate the game speed.

So line matching is a good strategy unless it is not? :?:
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Re: The Official Olympic Hockey Thread

Postby murphydump55 on Sun Feb 23, 2014 10:31 am

TSN just showed a picture of a church service in Eastern Canada....they had the game on a projection screen and everyone watching, seated in the pews.

As a Canadian, that even surprises me.
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