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Difference Between Olympics & WC

from Pierre LeBrun of the CP via the Edmonton Journal,
Team Canada is learning the hard way that winning the World Cup of Hockey doesn't exactly translate into winning at the Olympic Games. That's because it's a different game. The World Cup uses NHL rules on smaller rinks, which has nothing to do with what it takes to win at the Olympics. "I think the players are beginning to get a clear understanding that there's a difference playing in the World Cup and playing in the Olympics," assistant coach Ken Hitchcock said Monday after practice. "We're not just playing against a bunch of NHL players, we're playing against a lot of flags. There's a whole other level of intensity.

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