Olympics Are So February, It’s World Championships Time!

May 10th, 2010 by Adam Davis Leave a reply »
I don't know about you, but I LOVE international hockey competitions.

During the Vancouver Olympics we all witnessed some of the best hockey in recent years, including the incredible gold medal game.

Canada winning gold again over USA was just...perfect.

But now it's playoff time in the hockey universe, so why should the focus be directed anywhere else, right?

However, the World Championships have started so you need to whip out the giant flag and face paint and remember how crazy you went for your national squad a few months ago.

Fortunately, for the players unfortunate enough to not make the playoffs in the NHL this year, most of the roster spots were up for grabs.

Teams will not have the depth they had in Vancouver, but luckily some of the best players aren't battling for the Stanley Cup.

Some players, fresh off of playoff defeats, are looking to take charge in the Worlds and take home the hardware for their home country.

Others are trying to make up for subpar finishes in the Olympics and bring back some glory to their respective homelands.

Alex Ovechkin and Ilya Kovalchu ...

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