Maybe, it’s time Hockey Canada re-considered Canadians participating in the World Hockey Championships.
But, we’re Canadians. Hockey is our game. We can do better.
Can we though, really?
The Canadian roster is players from teams who don’t make the National Hockey League playoffs.
Excuses for a sub-par performance don’t cut it. But perhaps the condensed NHL season took its toll on the Canadian players.
Not a very strong argument: eight NHL teams are still fighting tooth and nail in the post-season.
Maybe the World Championships could to re-scheduled to end of June so the Stanley Cup Champions could ... Fat chance, right?
We need a new approach. Finding that right approach is certainly easier said then done.
Canadians should not accept failing to make the medal round for three years and counting.
Canadians deserve to celebrate a major hockey championship when it counts the most — in the spring.
The lone Canadian team left in the Stanley Cup won a thriller Sunday, beating the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 in double overtime
The Ottawa Senators won it at home in the nation’s capital.
And, so, hockey in Canada is still alive.