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Official 2014 Olympic Hockey Thread (Admin warning #316)


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#1461 BottleOfSmoke

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Posted 22 February 2014 - 10:16 PM

@NBCSportsPR: You can now view "Lokomotiv", our doc highlighting the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl hockey team, in its entirety here: http://t.co/T1nO978G0T

Apparently NBC did a piece on lokomotiv for the Olympic show. Get your hankies out...

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#1462 Miss Wing Queen

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Posted 22 February 2014 - 10:31 PM

Maybe this is "unpatriotic" of me being American, but I was kinda pulling for Sweden to win the gold since all the Wings were named (in addition to how much I like how the Swedes run their country, I would definitely move there if I ever become willing to learn another language!).
 
Don't get me wrong, I was still hoping for the US to pull it off, but I'm not really a "big" fan of any of the US players. I guess I'm just more emotionally attached to the Swedish Wings players than I am to invisible arbitrary lines drawn on the globe.


You put my exact feelings into words. Guld för Sverige!

#1463 Hockeytown0001

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Posted 22 February 2014 - 11:21 PM

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#1464 jeff48109

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Posted 22 February 2014 - 11:54 PM

@NBCSportsPR: You can now view "Lokomotiv", our doc highlighting the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl hockey team, in its entirety here: http://t.co/T1nO978G0T

Apparently NBC did a piece on lokomotiv for the Olympic show. Get your hankies out...

 

i'm still sniffing 30 minutes after finishing watching that



#1465 Hockeytown0001

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Posted 23 February 2014 - 01:35 AM

Terrible letdown for Team USA . I'm incredibly disappointed. 


"All done? Five bucks." - Pavel Datsyuk after an interview
"Very few cities in the NHL have the history or the following of the Detroit Red Wings." - Steve Yzerman

 

 


#1466 Nev

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Posted 23 February 2014 - 04:09 AM

 

Refs got to job the women's gold medal game. It's only fair that they get the same opportunity on the men's side.

 

Pretty sure the ref in the womens final was British....they were making quite a big deal about it on the BBC commentary.

 

Anyway, my loyalty is pretty obvious for todays game

 

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#1467 derblaueClaus

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Posted 23 February 2014 - 06:06 AM

Same here. If only to end the discussion if Kronnwall / Ericsson is a legit #1 D-pairing. 


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"I'd have my **** out if I scored four goals. Id have my **** out, stroking it." - "Jumbo" Joe Thornton

 

 

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#1468 RyaN_84

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Posted 23 February 2014 - 06:27 AM

I stayed up all night to watch this game!!
Hope the game lives up to the hype.
Good luck to both teams.

GO CANADA GO!



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Posted 23 February 2014 - 07:06 AM

This is the first real game for sweden after sleepwalking to the finals, as usual.



#1470 Z Winged Dangler

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Posted 23 February 2014 - 07:07 AM

Backstrom with a migraine headache...not good.


This offseason will determine whether Ken Holland should still be employed with the Wings organization.

 

Please put Smith on the Power Play!


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Posted 23 February 2014 - 07:11 AM

and were underway!
GO CANADA!!



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Posted 23 February 2014 - 07:13 AM

Drinking this early feels weird



#1473 Z Winged Dangler

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Posted 23 February 2014 - 07:15 AM

:lol: nice shift by Bergeron.


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Please put Smith on the Power Play!


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Posted 23 February 2014 - 07:15 AM

Backstrom with a migraine headache...not good.

Terrible. That means sweden are without their three most constructive and best players/centers.
Sedin, zetterberg, backstrom.

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Posted 23 February 2014 - 07:16 AM

No scoring on Price until Wednesday, Red Wings!!!



#1476 Z Winged Dangler

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Posted 23 February 2014 - 07:23 AM

No scoring on Price until Wednesday, Red Wings!!!

Nyquist came close earlier.

This offseason will determine whether Ken Holland should still be employed with the Wings organization.

 

Please put Smith on the Power Play!


#1477 RyanBarnes!

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Posted 23 February 2014 - 07:23 AM

This is the first real game for sweden after sleepwalking to the finals, as usual.

What Finland doesnt count now?
"Joey (Kocur) has no fear" -Lyndon Byers
"Empty-net goals are for homos" -Al Iafrate

#1478 marcaractac

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Posted 23 February 2014 - 07:26 AM

Nyquist came close earlier.

 

That's what made me bring it up  :lol:



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Posted 23 February 2014 - 07:29 AM

1-0 CANADA!


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#1480 Z Winged Dangler

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Posted 23 February 2014 - 07:29 AM

Bergeron best CAN player so far. Toews finally scores a goal.

This offseason will determine whether Ken Holland should still be employed with the Wings organization.

 

Please put Smith on the Power Play!






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