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  1. Thread: World Cup 2016

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    Sticky: So the NHL didn't realize what time zone Nagano...

    So the NHL didn't realize what time zone Nagano was in when they allowed players to go to the 98 Olympics for the first time?

    I could not disagree more that the NHL thinks having the Olympics in...
  2. Anyone know why the KHL doesn't have it's own...

    Anyone know why the KHL doesn't have it's own subforum under International Leagues?

    Just wondering, took me a minute to find the KHL discussion to see if there were any developments on the London...
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    Sticky: Didn't realize Alabama jumped to D1 in the ACHA....

    Didn't realize Alabama jumped to D1 in the ACHA. Very interesting. Knowing the Alabama board of trustee's who tried to bankrupt UAB by taking away their football team (and obviously tried to kill...
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    Yeah, exactly. Howard may have lost his starting...

    Yeah, exactly. Howard may have lost his starting job to Mrazek but he would still easily be Team USA's starter.
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    No Johnson or Bishop for USA. :c032: Go Bolts! ...

    No Johnson or Bishop for USA. :c032: Go Bolts!

    Hope they can get Glendening to come though, was very impressed by him. Howard would be nice too.
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    As much as I want to see Eichel excel in hopes...

    As much as I want to see Eichel excel in hopes that he could somehow get the overall first pick, it's probably a done deal that McDavid will go first at this point (and has been for quite some time)....
  7. Looked up the rink because the architecture...

    Looked up the rink because the architecture looked interesting and I'm a bit of an arena nerd - and wow! What a great looking facility. Looks like it was built for the national hockey programs too...
  8. So why aren't the top teams playing eachother on...

    So why aren't the top teams playing eachother on New Years Eve this year like they traditionally do? Finland appears to be playing Germany rather than the second seed in the group unless I am...
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    I think the Phoenix area already has a strong...

    I think the Phoenix area already has a strong hockey culture. Maybe not comparable to many places in the north, but ASU deciding to start an NCAA program should tell you quite a bit about the health...
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    I guess it's not surprising that they would be...

    I guess it's not surprising that they would be considering such a format that includes a North American and Rest of Europe team.

    Not only is North America their primary market and would be for...
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    Ugh. The NHL just needs to keep their hands off...

    Ugh. The NHL just needs to keep their hands off international hockey.

    They can fight for more insurance coverage from the IOC all they want, but their pre-season exhibitions have never worked....
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    California is definitely more ripe than anywhere...

    California is definitely more ripe than anywhere else in the country to add NCAA programs, considering the amount of prospects coming out of the area, but I could see the U of Arizona being the first...
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    Sticky: I think you just made his point for him. NCAA...

    I think you just made his point for him. NCAA teams are the clear favorites - so why would they spend the money to travel to Canada where they will either be upset or get an expected win? Unless CIS...
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    Well, they could always have the final after the...

    Well, they could always have the final after the leagues are over and before the World Championships.

    Though I would assume the reasoning for having it before the league playoffs would be so that...
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    I'm not sure one bad game is enough reason to...

    I'm not sure one bad game is enough reason to exclude UK and French teams. They both had good opening games though they lost. I'm sure they had a lack of motivation in their second games considering...
  16. Thread: 2018 Olympics

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    Sticky: I don't remember there being more than 2 women's...

    I don't remember there being more than 2 women's games on any given day in Sochi. Even if there were 4 women's games (which would be every team playing on the same day) that would still leave time...
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    Yeah, though I do seem to remember there being a...

    Yeah, though I do seem to remember there being a rink in Havana that hosted an NHL exhibition game way back before the revolution. Perhaps someone else has more information on it.
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    Yes, but that was different ownership and before...

    Yes, but that was different ownership and before they abandoned Liiga in favor of the KHL which essentially cut all their ties to the CHL brass.

    I don't think the CHL has anything against teams...
  19. And Ukraine were in 1B last year. I figured they...

    And Ukraine were in 1B last year. I figured they might be able to beat Korea but any other win would be an upset. Though the most surprising part is that it appeared to be so lopsided. From looking...
  20. Another surprising result. Interesting group this...

    Another surprising result. Interesting group this year.
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    Sticky: I wonder why they still include Greece and...

    I wonder why they still include Greece and Ireland if they're barred from competing.
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    Much better result for the U.S. in their rematch...

    Much better result for the U.S. in their rematch with Italy in the QFs, winning 5-0 this time which clinches their best finish ever in this competition. Good job boys!
  23. Did Belarus outplay the Danes as the shots seem...

    Did Belarus outplay the Danes as the shots seem to suggest?
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    Actually, the whole final game is available on...

    Actually, the whole final game is available on YouTube!


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7XuKOSrknNM

    Great game too! Watched it multiple times already because I have no life :c032:
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    Man, 5 goals on 20 shots. Terrible PK for the U.S.

    Man, 5 goals on 20 shots. Terrible PK for the U.S.
  26. Belarus looks a level above Austria right now

    Belarus looks a level above Austria right now
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    thank you very much!

    thank you very much!
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    Good game for the U.S. Latvia's goalie was...

    Good game for the U.S.

    Latvia's goalie was strong and lots of penalties, but still got an OT win. Not bad for playing a team with a lot of World Junior experience. Hoping for a good tournament...
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    I believe the basketball tournament at the summer...

    I believe the basketball tournament at the summer universiade (I followed it very casually) was pretty much the same way. For example, I think Canada sent their best college basketball players, or at...
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    1990 Goodwill Games

    Anyone have a full list of results and stats for this tournament? Would be much appreciated!
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    I don't think it's that big of a deal really....

    I don't think it's that big of a deal really. None of these "founding clubs" earned their spots in the CHL in any way so the fact that a club was left out really shouldn't matter. Now, if Jokerit...
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    Or maybe Jokerit was against participating? Or...

    Or maybe Jokerit was against participating? Or KHL blocked them from participating? Why do you assume it was the other clubs blocking them from taking part?
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    Sticky: They only got support from one of the two local...

    They only got support from one of the two local tribes, hence why they are no longer allowed to use the name.
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    Sticky: Any NCAA v.s. ACHA games scheduled for this...

    Any NCAA v.s. ACHA games scheduled for this season? Haven't really looked into it.
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    I like how the players say Cape Town reminds them...

    I like how the players say Cape Town reminds them of Pyongyang.

    I don't think players defecting on away trips would be a problem for a North Korean KHL team. American media may paint a terrible...
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    I don't think there's much interest in having KHL...

    I don't think there's much interest in having KHL teams participate. The ET has always favored Swedish, Finnish, and some central European teams. This isn't likely to change even with a new format....
  37. Too bad there's no local team or even the Dutch...

    Too bad there's no local team or even the Dutch national team playing in this. Hopefully interest is still high regardless.
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    I think the Croatian Federation will take...

    I think the Croatian Federation will take anything it can get considering the state of the game in that country. Italy's Federation actually has something worth protecting.

    This is the same reason...
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    What if the Challenge Cups allowed for...

    What if the Challenge Cups allowed for qualification for the World Championships? This is speculating that the IIHF starts a European Challenge Cup and possible even an Americas version as well, but...
  40. Thread: KHL Expansion?

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    I imagine some teams will be contracted, or...

    I imagine some teams will be contracted, or relocated to places like Sochi that are without a club in any league.
  41. There's only something like 7 rinks in New York...

    There's only something like 7 rinks in New York City currently. Most people have to go out of the city to play, so there is definitely a market for it.

    I'm sure it will host a number of major...
  42. Poll: Looks like Korea could have used a bit more help...

    Looks like Korea could have used a bit more help from their goalie. Killed Japan in shots.
  43. Poll: Disappointing that the attendance was so low.

    Disappointing that the attendance was so low.
  44. Poll: Any chance Mike Dalhuisen joins the Dutch now...

    Any chance Mike Dalhuisen joins the Dutch now that the NCAA season is over?

    Not sure what the rules on late roster additions are.
  45. Poll: There were no Canadian on the British preliminary...

    There were no Canadian on the British preliminary roster if I remember correctly, Sarich was absent. (Don't have the list on hand)
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    I don't think Switzerland has any bandy rinks...

    I don't think Switzerland has any bandy rinks (pitches?), but I might be incorrect.
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    Miami always seems to under-perform in the...

    Miami always seems to under-perform in the national tournament no matter how dominate they are during the regular season, so Mankato might have a decent chance of advancing. Notre Dame could be...
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    Seems a bad idea to make it a PC game with how...

    Seems a bad idea to make it a PC game with how rampant piracy is these days. There's a reason EA Sports doesn't make PC games anymore.
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    What happened to the developer that bought the...

    What happened to the developer that bought the KHL license? Is this the same people, or are they using KHL stuff without permission?
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    Will they hold the World Championships in this...

    Will they hold the World Championships in this stadium some day?
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