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Ranking The Olympic Sweaters

from Edward Fraser of The Hockey News,

So with the Olympics in full swing, it’s the perfect time to rank the 13 countries taking part in hockey. Although this is my blog, I thought it best to employ the same method we used for our league rankings. A panel of THN staffers and interns debated the pros and cons of each outfit and if a deadlock was reached, it was put to a vote….

#13- Belarus

I’ve been a proponent of the use of the coat of arms up to this point, but for our unlucky No. 13, its addition would have best been a subtraction. Lions and angry birds symbolize power and, vis-a-vis, victory. Grain, flower, ribbon and sunshine? Not so much. The font and sleeve striping also leave a lot to be desired.

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  Tags: winter+oiympics

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