Olympic Hopes Dwindling: Which NHL Stars Need To Pick It Up?

Posted: 28th October 2009 by Mark Ritter in NHL
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Written By: Mark ôThe Hard Hitterö Ritter To be fair, it's very early in the NHL season. That said, todayÆs NHL stars have huge expectations thrust upon them, and, to date, there is a long list of ôstarsö that are not shining right now, which may jeopardize their spot with their respective Olympic teams. In Anaheim, Ryan Getzlaf, a favorite to represent Canada at the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, has just one goal through 10 games. Conversely, Anaheim forward Bobby Ryan, who many expect will represent the United States at the Olympics, has a paltry two goals and two assists through 10 games. For Anaheim, the bloodletting does not end there. Veteran All-Star defenseman Scott Niedermayer, who is another Olympic hopeful, has one goal and seven points through 10 games but is also an alarmin ...

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