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#61 Marshall

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 05:58 AM

Psyched that the US will probably get another crack at Canada in the Semis, win or lose those two teams always put on great games.


Probably? :)

7-0 now.
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#62 Brandon

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 06:06 AM

Probably? :)

7-0 now.

Hey don't wanna jynx it, so probably until it's official :P
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Posted 02 January 2013 - 06:48 AM

"We knew it was gonna be a tough game, they played really well" -- Gaudreau interviewed by Swedish TV after the game :blink: :lol:
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Posted 02 January 2013 - 06:55 AM

Really looking forward to US - Canada, especially Gibson vs. Subban Round 2.

USA defeated Czech Republic 7-0
Blake Pietila LW: +1, 4 Shots, 1/2 Faceoffs - Had a great game that isn't reflected on the score sheet.
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Posted 02 January 2013 - 02:20 PM

Pietila is a clone of Callahan...he is freaking amazing at anticipating and closing speed. There was mention that he had the best shot in camp as well. We may have a tough minute 15-20 goal scoring winger in the near future.
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Posted 02 January 2013 - 03:03 PM

Pietila is a clone of Callahan...he is freaking amazing at anticipating and closing speed. There was mention that he had the best shot in camp as well. We may have a tough minute 15-20 goal scoring winger in the near future.


He has gotten a much larger role than I thought he would on this WJC team, but the Callahan comparisons are a tad premature - he made an enormous jump at both Y 21 and Y 22. Callahan scored 35 goals as a 21-22 year old in his first pro season, granted that was when both the NHL and AHL were handing out power plays but still, that's a great season.

I do think between he and Coleman, even though Coleman is a year older, Pietila is more pro-ready.
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Posted 02 January 2013 - 03:17 PM

Great day almost, USA getting back at it while blowing out the Czechs. Only if the Swiss could have pulled off the upset. You have to give it to them though, almost beating both the swedes and soviets. impressive.

Interesting tweet today about how we have 2 tiers of international hockey
Canada, Russia, USA, Sweden
then
Finland, Czechs, Slovaks, and Swiss

I don't know that I agree completely considering the Swiss brought the Swedes to a shootout and Russia into OT
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Posted 02 January 2013 - 04:49 PM

The Swiss team has been great. Fast and forechecking like hell.
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Posted 02 January 2013 - 08:36 PM

Im absolutely mind blown about how many people i know are going to bed early or not sleeping at all to be able to catch games at 4am even if they work in the morning and all... I mean i know some people would do it but on my facebook its all i see and for some its a whole family gathering and breakfast thing before games and people are getting together trying to stay awake and all... Its unbelievable.
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Posted 03 January 2013 - 03:16 AM

Any other crazy nuts staying up all night to catch this? USA 1960 Rafi throwback on and ready for the game to start
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Posted 03 January 2013 - 03:59 AM

Finally game time! Hopefully the US can upset Canada!
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Posted 03 January 2013 - 04:18 AM

JAKE MCCABE!!!! USA!!!! 1-0!!!!

JAKE MCCABE AGAIN!!! 2-0 USA!!!!

Edited by thefiestygoat, 03 January 2013 - 04:33 AM.

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 04:43 AM

Beautiful period from USA, giving Gibson a 2 goal lead to defend is huge, that kid between the pipes is a stud.
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Posted 03 January 2013 - 04:59 AM

Johnny Hockey!!! 3-0 USA!!!! Canada nearly had a great chance after a horrendous line change by the US.
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Posted 03 January 2013 - 05:01 AM

Gaudreau looks spectacular in this tourny, kid has high end offensive talent.
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Posted 03 January 2013 - 05:16 AM

Pietila with the classic, push the net off the moorings on the PK move. Got lucky to get away with it!

Jim Vesey!!! 4-0 USA!!!! Insane!!! Subban is OUT! Well worth staying up for!

Edited by thefiestygoat, 03 January 2013 - 05:19 AM.

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 05:19 AM

Boom. 4-0. Keep going USA.

This has been easily Pietila's worst game of the tourney.
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Posted 03 January 2013 - 05:22 AM

Nice move by Vesey, kid has been great since being moved up to that top line, who has that kid's rights?
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Posted 03 January 2013 - 05:29 AM

Grimaldi has been awful. Skate fast and then pass it to Canada.
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Posted 03 January 2013 - 05:35 AM

This has been easily Pietila's worst game of the tourney.

Agreed but I still think he's been decent considering the top 6 that Canada has.

Grimaldi has been awful. Skate fast and then pass it to Canada.

His decision making shows why he fell out of favor with the coaches early on in the tournament.
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