Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 02/22/14 at 08:02 AM ET
from Dave Feschuk of the Toronto Star,
It does, on the face of it, seem a little lop-sided.
Of the four on-ice officials assigned to work Sunday’s Olympic gold-medal game between Canada and Sweden, three are Canadian-born.
This fact hasn’t gone unnoticed in Scandinavia. Peter Forsberg, the penalty-shootout hero of Sweden’s 1994 gold-medal victory over Canada at the Lillehammer Olympics, reportedly texted a Swedish newspaper to register his dismay about the passport count.
“What a f---ing joke!” was Forsberg’s reported two cents.
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