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#1 FireCaptain

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Posted 10 November 2013 - 03:45 PM

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Good choice. Can anyone think of a better choice?


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Posted 10 November 2013 - 04:04 PM

There's no one else even close.


"The leader must never close the gap between himself and the group. If he does, he is no longer what he must be. He must walk a tightrope between the consent he must win and the control he must exert."
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When asked who won, Babcock said, “Well it doesn’t really matter as long as you don’t lose. It’s like going bear hunting, you take a slow guy with you in case the bear is hungry.”


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Posted 10 November 2013 - 04:06 PM

There's no one else even close.

Alfie is the other option, but yes Z should have it.

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Posted 10 November 2013 - 04:09 PM

Alfie is the other option, but yes Z should have it.

 

For sure I understand that.  But he wasn't even on the prelim. roster nor has he been given word yet as far as being on the team.  I know it had to do with waivering on retirement but i don't know. Guess I'm bias towards Z.


"The leader must never close the gap between himself and the group. If he does, he is no longer what he must be. He must walk a tightrope between the consent he must win and the control he must exert."
Vince Lombardi

 

When asked who won, Babcock said, “Well it doesn’t really matter as long as you don’t lose. It’s like going bear hunting, you take a slow guy with you in case the bear is hungry.”


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Posted 10 November 2013 - 04:12 PM

Yeah Z's clutch, easy decision.



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Posted 10 November 2013 - 04:13 PM

 
For sure I understand that.  But he wasn't even on the prelim. roster nor has he been given word yet as far as being on the team.  I know it had to do with waivering on retirement but i don't know. Guess I'm bias towards Z.


I totally agree, possibly have that same bias toward Z. On a side note if Alfie continues in the form he's had with us so far he surely has to make the Olympic squad?

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Posted 10 November 2013 - 04:23 PM

His heart and leadership by example are second to none in this league.

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Posted 10 November 2013 - 05:55 PM

No no no, make it a co-captaincy and give it to the sisters.



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Posted 10 November 2013 - 06:08 PM

I totally agree, possibly have that same bias toward Z. On a side note if Alfie continues in the form he's had with us so far he surely has to make the Olympic squad?

Yeah I have no doubt he'll make it if he continues to play this well. He's a clutch guy and not many swedes have his kind of shot.

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Posted 10 November 2013 - 07:44 PM

I'm totally in favor of Z for the Swede C. 

 

I'm just a little surprised because I thought the powers that be for Team Sweden would want someone like Henrik Sedin.



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Posted 10 November 2013 - 09:07 PM

Sweden is going to be strong. Especially their defence. Its hard to beat an Ekman-Larsson, Karlsson pairing on international ice.

 

Not to mention Brodin, Kronwall, Edler, Hedman, Hjalmarsson, Oduya, and Ericsson.


"The leader must never close the gap between himself and the group. If he does, he is no longer what he must be. He must walk a tightrope between the consent he must win and the control he must exert."
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When asked who won, Babcock said, “Well it doesn’t really matter as long as you don’t lose. It’s like going bear hunting, you take a slow guy with you in case the bear is hungry.”


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Posted 10 November 2013 - 09:10 PM

Hoping for a Russia versus Sweden match up for the Gold!

 

Pav versus Z! 



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Posted 10 November 2013 - 10:42 PM

Lilja got robbed.  

 

Apparently, looking like Leonidas from 300 doesn't scream leadership enough.  


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Posted 10 November 2013 - 10:50 PM

Sweden is going to be strong. Especially their defence. Its hard to beat an Ekman-Larsson, Karlsson pairing on international ice.
 
Not to mention Brodin, Kronwall, Edler, Hedman, Hjalmarsson, Oduya, and Ericsson.

I'd go:

Kronwall-Ericsson
Karlsson-OEL
Edler-Brodin

Could see Hedman taking Ericsson's or Brodin's spot but I don't like him on big ice.

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Posted 11 November 2013 - 12:58 AM

The problem with this is... head-to-head I think Pav OWNS Z. All those disgusting things we see him do to other teams? Yeah, now he has to do them to Z.

 

Hoping for a Russia versus Sweden match up for the Gold!

 

Pav versus Z! 


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Posted 11 November 2013 - 03:54 AM

Good choice if true, the only other obvious one should have been Henrik Sedin or maybe the King.


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Posted 11 November 2013 - 08:42 AM

My guess is that Z will get the C and Henrik Sedin and Alfie will get the A:s.


Yeah I have no doubt he'll make it if he continues to play this well. He's a clutch guy and not many swedes have his kind of shot.

Franzen-Z-Alfie
Sedin-Sedin-Eriksson
Steen-Backstrom-Hagelin

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I think the coach of Team Sweden has already said that he wants Sedin and Bäckström as the two first centres so you will see Z on the wing of a line with Z-Bäckström-Franzén most likely.







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