Poll: What do you want more in 2014?

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What means more to you in 2014?

USA Gold Medal
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Penguins Stanley Cup
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Poll: What do you want more in 2014?

Postby Mr. Colby on Thu Jul 18, 2013 9:44 am

Just seeing where people's heads are...
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Re: Poll: What do you want more in 2014?

Postby Kraftster on Thu Jul 18, 2013 9:46 am

Is Pat Kane going to be playing for the US? Yes? Then this is an easy question.
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Re: Poll: What do you want more in 2014?

Postby Mr. Colby on Thu Jul 18, 2013 9:49 am

Rumour has it Seguin is Canada's version of Patty Kane.
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Re: Poll: What do you want more in 2014?

Postby meow on Thu Jul 18, 2013 9:52 am

Winning a Gold Medal on Ruski soil sounds awfully sweet.
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Re: Poll: What do you want more in 2014?

Postby Beveridge on Thu Jul 18, 2013 9:53 am

Where is the option that says Bylsma is the coach of both teams so neither?
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Re: Poll: What do you want more in 2014?

Postby GSdrums87 on Thu Jul 18, 2013 9:55 am

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Re: Poll: What do you want more in 2014?

Postby Idoit40fans on Thu Jul 18, 2013 9:56 am

Cup. US Gold would be pretty nice though. Strong argument for the US being the best in international hockey right now.
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Re: Poll: What do you want more in 2014?

Postby Penspal on Thu Jul 18, 2013 9:56 am

While I have absolutely nothing against the US of A, a Pens Stanley cup win would be better than a medal for my own country. You cannot chose the country you were born in, but you can chose your favorite team.
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Re: Poll: What do you want more in 2014?

Postby Mr. Colby on Thu Jul 18, 2013 10:14 am

I'm shocked at the results so far.

Would your answer have changed if the pens won in 2013?
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Re: Poll: What do you want more in 2014?

Postby Idoit40fans on Thu Jul 18, 2013 10:15 am

I think most Americans would take the Cup over a gold medal. It may be more split in Canada.
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Re: Poll: What do you want more in 2014?

Postby jimjom on Thu Jul 18, 2013 10:38 am

Cup. From a personal opinion standpoint, while it's good to win for your country, Olympic hockey is 6 or 7 all star teams playing one another with a few bad teams at the bottom of the standings. Not to say that if the US won I wouldn't be happy, but the inclusion of NHL players and superstars makes for exciting hockey with a predictable ending.
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Re: Poll: What do you want more in 2014?

Postby Factorial on Thu Jul 18, 2013 10:53 am

Should have options for all counties that are represented on lgp or just have "your country wins".
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Re: Poll: What do you want more in 2014?

Postby Great58 on Thu Jul 18, 2013 11:11 am

Cup. Gold would be nice, but I wouldn't trade it for the Cup.
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Re: Poll: What do you want more in 2014?

Postby columbia on Thu Jul 18, 2013 11:14 am

I'd prefer a cup, but would probably be more excited by a gold medal.

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Re: Poll: What do you want more in 2014?

Postby PensFanInDC on Thu Jul 18, 2013 11:32 am

Mr. Colby wrote:I'm shocked at the results so far.

Would your answer have changed if the pens won in 2013?


Probably
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Re: Poll: What do you want more in 2014?

Postby Pitt87 on Thu Jul 18, 2013 11:44 am

Idoit40fans wrote:I think most Americans would take the Cup over a gold medal. It may be more split in Canada.


Definitely more national pride in Canada over the WC and IOC medals than US. I like to see my favorite players with their national teams in the Olympics, but would be great to see US earn gold... would be a milestone, for certain.

That said, I want to see Sid pick up the cup again. Still get butterflies a little when I watch the SC video...
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Re: Poll: What do you want more in 2014?

Postby Pavement on Thu Jul 18, 2013 11:54 am

I have a lot of love for the USA, but I have to say the Cup.
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Re: Poll: What do you want more in 2014?

Postby Crankshaft on Thu Jul 18, 2013 11:58 am

Mr. Colby wrote:I'm shocked at the results so far.

Would your answer have changed if the pens won in 2013?


Nope.

What's better than one Stanley Cup? Two Stanley Cups.
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Re: Poll: What do you want more in 2014?

Postby Nizzy on Thu Jul 18, 2013 12:10 pm

there's people in canada that the WC U18 year old tournament is the most important thing to them.

You'd be surprised how many of DESPISE Marc-Andre Fleury for his mistake in that game.
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Re: Poll: What do you want more in 2014?

Postby Big Easy Pens Fan on Thu Jul 18, 2013 12:34 pm

The USA Gold medal in '80 was enough for a lifetime of joy...I just watched Miracle again the other day. Considering the circumstances (true amateurs...for the USA at least) that can't be topped now-a-days. It was voted the greatest sporting event of the 20th century. However, another Pens CUP would quench my thirst. Well, for at least a year. And BTW, I agree with Penspal's "Why not both?".

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Re: Poll: What do you want more in 2014?

Postby Idoit40fans on Thu Jul 18, 2013 12:37 pm

If they went back to Amateurs, I think the US would be at an advantage. It seems like the American kids coming through the national program seem way more polished and disciplined than the other countries'. Maybe thats just my perception though.
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Re: Poll: What do you want more in 2014?

Postby CERV96 on Thu Jul 18, 2013 1:01 pm

Kraftster wrote:Is Pat Kane going to be playing for the US? Yes? Then this is an easy question.


Unfortunatly Bylsma has him playing goal.

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Re: Poll: What do you want more in 2014?

Postby FreeCandy44 on Thu Jul 18, 2013 1:02 pm

Great58 wrote:Cup. Gold would be nice, but I wouldn't trade it for the Cup.

This
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Re: Poll: What do you want more in 2014?

Postby Froggy on Thu Jul 18, 2013 1:10 pm

i really don't care all that much about international hockey. it's a nice diversion and all, but my main focus is the Pens and the NHL. easy choice.
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Re: Poll: What do you want more in 2014?

Postby Idoit40fans on Thu Jul 18, 2013 1:10 pm

Froggy wrote:i really don't care all that much about international hockey. it's a nice diversion and all, but my main focus is the Pens and the NHL. easy choice.


So gold?
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