bhaw wrote:columbia wrote:I wonder who Semin pissed off.
Puts Russia in a sticky situation.
“In this situation, I feel very sorry only for our experienced defenseman Sergei Gonchar,” said Fetisov, who won Olympic gold with the Soviet Union in 1984 and 1988, plus two Stanley Cups.
“After all, our defensive line looks pretty young and Gonchar’s playing well in the NHL at the moment. I think that at such a fast-moving tournament [as the Olympics] his experience could be useful for the national team, especially on the power play.”
Idoit40fans wrote:That wouldn't make sense. He's older and had pro experience...and was basically a lock for the team. Staal may not have even stayed up if Malkin hadn't been hurt.
Idoit40fans wrote:I don't think they have good goaltending. I also think goaltending is going to be a moot point with the defense and severe lack of good defensively capable forwards on the team.
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