Hold Your Horses: Team Canada Predictions Are Getting Out of Hand

December 15th, 2009 by James Hill Leave a reply »
With the Olympics drawing closer and closer, the speculation of which players Steve Yzerman and company will choose to represent our country is roaring higher than ever.

There is no doubt that Hockey Canada will do a great job in selecting the team (with the amount of talent our country has it would be hard to ice a bad team), but no hockey fan in Canada can resist making their own predictions of who they believe will be wearing the red and white when it comes time to drop the puck.

Some of the talk is beginning to get a little out of hand though, with players being looked at who, really, have no chance of making the team.

The latest of these who are "playing their way on the team" is Mike Fisher of the Ottawa Senators. Now, for this portion of my article, I am going to throw aside the fact that I am a Leafs fan and must hate everyone who wears a Sens jersey and talk purely from a hockey fan standpoint. 

Mike Fisher is a solid two-way player and would be a perfect fourth-line center for a team of "stars," but does he belong on Team Canada? I don't think so. There ar ...

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