> I think the Americans can make a good showing. My prediction is
> Of course, things will depend on how they do the pools and stuff. Russia
>has always dominated,
Actually Canada has always dominated the WORLD scene. Almost every Canada
cup and Canada-Russia series was one by Canada. Russia always dominated
the Olympics, because all their pros. were working for the ARMY. Anyway,
I think you're probably right about the outcome, as that was the
situation in the last Canada Cup.
> but they will lose all the players from the rest of
>the soviet union like Arturs Irbe and Sandish Ozolinsh from Latvia, Darius
>Kasparaitis from Lithuania, etc.
Yeah, that will definitely hurt them, since they are now a bunch of
republics. Oh, well that's democracy (or a shot at it) for ya'.
> Some U.S. players could be:
> forward defense goal
> Jeremy Roenick Brian Leetch Mike Richter
> Mike Modano Phil Housley John Vanbiesbrouck(sp?)
> Pat LaFontaine Kevin Hatcher Jon Casey
> Kevin Stevens Matthieu Schneider
What about Chelios, Hull, Turcotte?
I should know this living in Montreal, but isn't Kirk Muller an American?
>That's all I can think of off the top of my head. If I looked through
>all the NHL rosters, I'd probably find a few more
Yeah, I know the feeling. It's best to get an NHL yearbook and look at
Place-O-Birth and then make up the teams, although some Canadians have
become American (only a hanful), and some have dual-citizenship by birth
Later - Skater!