Too Many Men: The Abundance of Olympic-Caliber Stars May Harm the Sharks

Posted: 8th December 2009 by Jason Figueiredo-Dumpit in NHL
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With the Winter Olympics less than 70 days away, it is hard not to take a quick glance over your NHL team's roster to see who may represent their country in these always exciting world games. While it will be an undoubtedly enormous honor for these talented stars to make the trip to Vancouver, the amount of players on your team's roster slated to play this mini-season within a season could be disadvantageous to that team's chances of winning the Stanley Cup.    Being selected to play in the Olympics isn't exactly like being selected to the NHL All-Star game. In the exhibition game played with the league's stars, hitting, and really defense in general, tends to be nonexistent.  People want to see the stars score, and scoring is what they usually get. However, in the Olym ...

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