World Cup 2016  Preview Show
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World Cup 2016 Preview Show

October 8, 2019


PUCKS THIS BIG…>>YOU LOST THE STICK!>>WE WILL DO A SEGMENT WITH THE THREE OF US.>>A GOALIE STICK…>>IT’S GREAT TO HAVE YOU WITH US. FIRST OFF, TIE LOOKS GREAT.>>– LET’S JUST SAY I’M NOT SURE.>>>> THE MOMENT OF TRUTH HAS ARRIVED. A SPECIAL KICK OFF WHEN WE TAKE A LOOK. IN CASE YOU ARE JOINING US, IT’S USA-CANADA, CZECH REPUBLIC AND EUROPE IN — THE TOP TWO IN EACH GROUP WILL THEN FACE EACH OTHER, SO ONE VERSUS TWO. THEY GO IN THE SEMIFINALS AND THE FINALS. THE TOP TWO FINISHERS IN ITS EAH GROUP ADVANCE TO SEMIS. THE BEST-OF-THREE FINAL, SEPTEMBER 27TH TO OCTOBER 1ST. ALL GAMES ARE PLAYED UNDER AN AGE-OLD RULES, SO SHE DOES ONLY IN GROUP PLAY. IT’S ALL TAKING PLACE IN TORONTO, ONTARIO, WHERE WE WILL BE. FIRST OFF, CHRIS, WHEN YOU WHEN BRETT WERE PLAYING BACK IN 1996, THEY DIDN’T HAVE THE KICKOFF PARTY LIKE THIS? SPEAK UP MAYBE LIKE A COCKTAIL PARTY WITH 20 SPONSORS WHO WERE HAPPY SOMEWHERE. NO COMMITMENTS.>>EXACTLY.>>100 SPONSORS, DON’T WORRY ABOUT IT.>>BUT AS FAR AS THE ENTHUSIASM, IT’S A GOOD IDEA TO HAVE A BIG PARTY TO CELEBRATE IT TO GET GOING.>>IT’S EXCITING. GOT SOME GREAT PANS, PEOPLE ARE EXCITED FOR THE TOURNAMENT. I THINK IT’S A WONDERFUL THING.>>IT’S GOTTEN OFF TO A GREAT START, THE GAMES. WITH CANADA AND THE WAS GOING AT IT HEAD-TO-HEAD, THERE’S BEEN GREAT HOCKEY.>>EXHIBITION HOCKEY HAS BEEN EXCELLENT, IT WILL BEGIN TOMORROW. WE’LL COME BACK IN A LITTLE BIT, BUT WHAT ABOUT SAM ROBERTS? — SAM ROBERTS MIN>>– TWO DOZEN 16, THE BEST PLACE OF HOCKEY RIGHT HERE IN CANADA! LETS MAKE SOME NOISE, PEOPLE! ♪♪ OPEN ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪♪ THERE’S SOME IN THE CLOUD MY MOTHER SOME IN THE BED ♪ ♪ WHAT YOU FOUND A SHADE ♪ ♪ THE COSMIC DENSITY ♪ ♪ ORDERING OUT TO THE LAST HURRAH ♪ ♪ AND AGAIN WE WILL SING AND ♪ ♪ IF YOU WANT IT ♪ ♪ IF YOU WANT IT ♪ ♪ WELL YOU ARE GOING TO HAVE TO TAKE IT FROM ME ♪ ♪ IF YOU WANT IT ♪ ♪ WELL, IT’S NOT FOR SALE ♪ ♪ NEVER GOING TO GIVE IT FOR FREE, IF YOU WANT IT ♪ ♪ IF YOU WANT IT ♪ ♪ YOU ARE GOING TO HAVE TO GIVE ME SOMETHING ♪ ♪ I NEED TO KNOW, WHAT IN IT FOR ME ♪ ♪ YOUR HEAD BUILT AGAIN ♪ ♪ NOW YOU CAN’T PRETEND TO BE A LOVER ♪ ♪ IN THE AFTERLIFE ♪ ♪ ON THE OTHER SIDE ♪ ♪ BOUND PEACE OF MIND ♪ ♪ UNDERCOVER ♪ ♪ YOU DON’T LIKE THE ROLES ♪ ♪ YOU WOULD BURN THE TOOLS ♪ ♪ YOU WERE THE ONE THAT MOVES ME LIKE A REBEL ♪♪ ♪♪ A LIVING OUTSIDE THE LAW ♪ ♪ I’M WAITING FOR THE ICE TO THOUGHT ♪ ♪ JUST LISTEN FOR THE CROW TO CALL ♪ ♪ AND AGAIN WE’LL SING IT ♪ ♪ IF YOU WANT IT ♪ ♪ IF YOU WANT IT ♪ ♪ IF YOU WANT IT ♪ ♪ WELL YOU’RE GOING TO HAVE TO GIVE ME SOMETHING ♪ ♪ IF YOU WANT IT ♪ ♪ WELL, I NEED TO KNOW, WHAT’S IN IT FOR ME ♪ ♪ IF YOU WANT IT ♪ ♪ IF YOU WANT IT ♪ ♪ YOU ARE GOING TO HAVE TO GIVE ME SOMETHING ♪ ♪ IF YOU WANT IT ♪ ♪ WELL, IT’S NOT FOR SALE ♪ ♪ NEVER GOING TO GIVE IT FOR FREE ♪ ♪ IF YOU WANT IT ♪ ♪ YOU’RE GOING TO HAVE TO GIVE ME SOMETHING ♪ ♪ I NEED TO KNOW ♪ ♪ WHAT’S IN IT FOR ME ♪ ♪ WHAT’S IN IT FOR ME ♪ ♪ WHAT’S IN IT FOR ME ♪ ♪ WHAT’S IN IT FOR ME ♪ ♪ FOR ME ♪ ♪ FOR ME ♪♪ WELCOME TO THE WORLD SERIES OF HOCKEY, LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, NEXT LADIES AND GENTLEMEN! [CHEERING AND APPLAUDING]>>HI, EVERYBODY! [CHEERING AND APPLAUDING] HI THERE, HOCKEY FANS. IT’S BEEN A LONG, LONELY SUMMIT. BUT, MY FRIENDS, THIS IS OUR TIME. MY NAME IS JAY MARICHELLE, AND IT’S GREAT TO BE HERE. 15 COUNTRIES, AND THE FINEST PLAYERS IN THE WORLD. MY 12 12-YEAR-OLD SELF CANNOT HANDLE THIS. IT IS SHRIEKING AND CRYING IN MY CURRENT THREE-YEAR OLD SELF, AND IT’S CURRENTLY BEHIND. THE NEXT TWO WEEKS, YOU’LL BE WITNESSING WORLD-CLASS HOCKEY, AND THAT IS WORTH CELEBRATING. SO, TONIGHT IS FOR YOU, FANS OF THE ICE! [CHEERING AND APPLAUDING] IT IS. IT IS FOR YOU. WE’VE GOT LEGENDARY SPECIAL GUESTS. WE HAVE GOT POP SENSATION — WE’VE GOT THE KILLERS HERE. [CHEERING AND APPLAUDING] HAVE YOU HEARD OF THEM? HAVE YOU HEARD OF THAT BAND? THE KILLERS? AND, OF COURSE, WE HAVE GOT THE GODS ON SKATES. LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, YOUR FIRST GUEST IS OUR NUMBER 126. PLEASE WELCOME MAYOR JOHN TORY.>>I LIKE TO WELCOME YOU TO THE CENTER OF TORONTO, OR THE CENTER OF THE HOCKEY UNIVERSE. ABSOLUTELY. WE’VE GOT THE HOCKEY HALL OF FAME, WE WE’VE GOT THE YEAR’P TRAFFIC IN AUSTON MATTHEWS, AND WE’VE GOT THE BEST OF BOTH, MAYBE, 90% OF JOHN KERRY’S AND CHECK IT. ABSOLUTELY. TOMORROW, YOU WILL ALL BE WATCHING THE WORLD CUP OF HOCKEY EITHER AT THE AIR CANADA CENTRE OR ON TELEVISION. AND WHILE WE ARE HERE, TOGETHER, WE’D LIKE TO BRING YOU SOMETHING REMARKABLE. IN FACT, TWO THINGS AS A MATTER OF FACT. NOW YOU WILL KNOW THAT THESE TEAMS ARE PLAYING FOR THE PRIZE OF A NATION. THEY ARE PLAYING FOR THE GLORY. THEY ARE PLAYING FOR YOU. BUT THEY ARE ALSO PLAYING FOR THIS. THE WORLD CUP OF HOCKEY TROPHY. TONIGHT, RIGHT HERE, WE ARE UNVEILING THE NEW INTERNATIONAL REDESIGNED TROPHY EVERY DETAIL HAS BEEN CONSIDERED RIGHT DOWN TO THE WAY THE TROPHY IS BEING PRESENTED ON STAGE TONIGHT. AND SO WE FIGURED, WHO BETTER, WHO BETTER TO BRING THIS TRIUMPHANT TROPHY AND THIS TRIUMPHANT ENTRY BUT A HOCKEY LEGEND. THE HOCKEY LEGEND. PLEASE HELP ME IN WELCOMING THE GREAT PAUL HENDERSON! [CHEERING AND APPLAUDING] [CHEERING AND APPLAUDING]>>LET’S HEAR IT FOR PAUL HENDERSON, THE HERO OF THE ’72 CANADA-SOVIET SERIES. HERE COMES THE WORLD CUP OF HOCKEY. 32 POUNDS OF TROPHY. MADE OF POWERING ACRYLIC AND STAINLESS STEEL. IT WAS DESIGNED BY BY A WORLD-FAMOUS TORONTO NATIVE, A TORONTO ARCHITECT AND A VERY COMMITTED HOCKEY FAN BY THE NAME OF FRANK GEHRY. HIS TEAM USED THE MOST INNOVATIVE BUILDING AND DESIGN TECHNIQUE. HERE IS THE RESULTS. THIS TROPHY LOOKS TO THE FUTURE WHILE IT NODS TO THE PAST. WE ARE DELIGHTED TO HAVE IT HERE IN TORONTO TONIGHT AND MAKE NO MISTAKE, YOU ALL KNOW WE INTEND TO KEEP IT IN THIS CITY, AND IN THIS COUNTRY AFTER THIS TOURNAMENT IS OVER. SO TORONTO, ONCE AGAIN, PUT YOUR HANDS TOGETHER FOR THE TROPHY, AND PUT YOUR HANDS TOGETHER FOR THE GREAT PAUL HENDERSON, THE WORLD CUP OF HOCKEY! [CHEERING AND APPLAUDING] THANK YOU. PAUL HENDERSON!>>PAUL HENDERSON, LADIES AND GENTLEMEN. WHEN I GROW UP, I WANT TO BE THAT GUY, OR MAYBE MARY MELROSE. COMING UP, WE WATCHED THE PARADE OF NATION. ALL 184 PLAYERS ARE HERE. FIRST UP, TEAM USA! IF THE PEPSI ONE CUP PREMIERE WORLD NOW THAT FEDEX HAS HELPED US
SIMPLIFY OUR E-COMMERCE, WE COULD FOCUS ON BIGGER ISSUES, LIKE OUR PASSIVE AGGRESSIVE
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SUGGESTIONS HERE… NO MATTER HOW LAME THEY ARE. WELL SAID, ANN. I’VE ALWAYS ADMIRED HOW YOU
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LOOKS AREN’T EVERYTHING. THANK YOU. WELCOME. SO, FEDEX HELPED SIMPLIFY OUR
E-COMMERCE BUSINESS AND THIS IS NOT A PASSIVE
AGGRESSIVE ENVIRONMENT. I JUST WANTED TO SAY, YOU GUYS ARE DOING
A GREAT JOB. WHAT’S THAT SUPPOSED TO MEAN? FEDEX. HELPING SMALL BUSINESS
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fifteen percent or more.>>WELCOME BACK! [CHEERING AND APPLAUDING] WELCOME BACK. THE BEST HOCKEY PLAYERS IN THE WORLD ARE HERE IN TORONTO, AND YOU’RE ABOUT TO MEET THEM ALL. WELL, MINUS ONE, BECAUSE I AM YET TO BE DRAFTED. BUT I AM CONFIDENT THIS WILL BE RESOLVED TONIGHT BECAUSE I PUT IN A WORD OF THE BIGGEST GAME OF HOCKEY BROADCASTING. THEY WILL BE WITH YOU ALL NIGHT. LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, — THEY’LL BE OUT IN A MOMENT. BUT FIRST, THEY WON THE INAUGURAL WORLD CUP OF HOCKEY BACK IN 1996. THEN OLYMPIC FINALIST A MORAL CHAIRMANSHIP MEDALIST, AND THEY’VE GOT THE BEST NETMINDERS IN THE GAME. PLEASE WELCOME OUR NEIGHBORS TO THE SOUTH, TEAM USA! [CHEERING AND APPLAUDING]>>GO FORWARD , — BRANDON DUBINSKY. PATRICK KANE. RYAN KESLER. T.J. OSHIE. MAX PACIORETTY. ZACH PARISI. JOE PAVELSKI. DEREK STEPAN. JAMES VAN RIEMSDYK. BLAKE WHEELER. DUSTIN BALDWIN. JOHN CARLSON. ERIC JOHNSON. JACK JOHNSON. RYAN McDONOUGH. MATT NISKANEN. RYAN SUTER. AND IN GOAL, BEN BISHOP. JONATHAN QUICK. AND CORY SCHNEIDER. LOOK NO FURTHER THAN IN GOAL FOR THIS TEAM’S STRENGTH. THREE OF THE NHL’S BEST MAN FOR TEAM USA. BEN BISHOP.>>ESTOPPED BY BISHOP!>>JONATHAN QUICK.>>KWIK SAVE. AND A BEAUTY FOR SURE.>>AND CORY SCHNEIDER MAKE A FORMIDABLE TRIO.>>PATRICK KANE READY FROM CENTER ICE IN.>>PATRICK KANE FROM BUFFALO HAS WON THREE STANLEY CUPS AND LAST TIME ONE OF THE HEART. JOE PAVELSKI FROM WISCONSIN HAD A STELLAR SEASON FOR THE SAN JOSE SHARKS, LEADING THEM TO LAST YEAR’S CUP FINAL. HIGH TEMPO PLAY AND PRESSURE WILL BE THERE CALLING CARD. THE USA MADE THE OLYMPIC FINAL IN 2010, AND THEY HOPE TO RETURN TO THE FINALS THIS YEAR IN TORONTO. [CHEERING AND APPLAUDING]>>WELL, PATRICK, DO YOU SEE WHAT THEY DID TO YOU? THEY BROUGHT PAUL HENDERSON OUT. THAT’S LIKE BRINGING GONE N TORONTO. ONE THING I WANT TO ASK YOU, YOU PLAYED AGAINST YOUR TEAM IS A LOT IN THE OLYMPICS. AFTER YOU PLAY GAMES, THE NEXT MORNING, DO YOU SIT THERE AND SAY, “THEY ARE EVEN BETTER THAN I THOUGHT THEY WERE?”>>I’M NOT GOING TO GIVE THEM TOO MUCH CREDIT. BUT IT IS FUN TO MATCH UP AGAINST THOSE GUYS.>>THEY DON’T LOVE YOU HERE LIKE A DUE SOUTH OF THE BORDER.>>YOU GUYS LIKE TEAM USA, RIGHT?>>WELL, THANKS VERY MUCH. IT’S GOING TO BE AN AWESOME TOURNAMENT, AND YOU GUYS ARE THE FAVORITES. ZACH PARISE A IS ON MY RIGHT, BRIAN BURKE CALLED CAUSE IN THE SWITCH ARMY KNIFE. HE WAS GREAT IN THE PLAYOFFS LAST YEAR, SAN JOSE. BUT IN 2010, VANCOUVER OLYMPICS, CANADA IS PLEADING WITH A MINUTES AGO. HE WINS THE DRAW, KEEPS THE PUCK IN, WHEN THE BATTLE DOWN LOW, FEATHERS INTO A PATRICK KANE, AND 2 MILLION HEART ATTACKS HAPPEN IN CANADA. I THOUGHT, JOE, THAT HAD TO BE A TEAM USA SWEATER, ONE OF THE BETTER MOMENTS OF YOUR CAREER.>>IT WAS AWESOME. THE ENERGY THAT WAS IN THAT CITY. ESPECIALLY THAT GAME, IT WAS TREMENDOUS TO BE OUT THERE THAT LAST-MINUTE AND TO GET THAT GOAL. SENDING IT TO OVERTIME, IT WAS PRETTY SPECIAL. THERE WAS A LOT OF ENERGY THERE, WE THOUGHT, REALLY CLOSE.>>YOU ALMOST WANT IN AN OT, TOO. THEY ARE GOING TO BE GREAT GAMES IN CANADA. ALEX OVECHKIN IS THE ONLY GUY WITH THREE MOGULS AND THE CAPTAIN OF THE AMERICANS, JOE PAVELSKI. [APPLAUDING]>>AND NOW, THE HIGHEST OCTANE PLAYERS FROM EIGHT COUNTRIES ACROSS THE CONTINENT. AT TEAM OF INTERNATIONAL ALL-STARS. LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, TEAM EUROPE! THE FORWARDS. PIERRE EDWARD BELMAR, MIKAEL BACHER, LEON DRAISAITL, MARIAN GABORIK, JANNIK HANSEN, MARIAN HOSSA, NINO NIEDERREITER, FRANS NIELSEN, TOBIAS RIEDER, THOMAS TAKARA, THOMAS VANEK, MATS ZUCCARELL OH. ON DEFENSE, SHANNA CHARO, CHRISTIAN EARMARK, LUCA SBISA, DENNIS SEIDENBERG, ANDREJ SEKERA, MARK STREIT. AND IN GOAL, THOMAS RICE, PHILIPP GRUBAUER, AND JAROSLAV — JAROSLAV HALAK.>>REPRESENTING EIGHT EUROPEAN COUNTRIES, TEAM EUROPE IS AN UNKNOWN FACTOR, NEWLY ASSEMBLED FOR THIS TOURNAMENT. LEADERSHIP ABOUNDS FOR TEAM EUROPE, AS THEY ARE NOT NEW TO WINNING.>>GOING AGAINST ANZE KOPITAR. SCORES!>>>>SLOVENIA’S ANZE KOPITAR BRINGS TWO STANLEY CUPS AND A TROPHY TO THE WORLD CUP.>>HE SCORES! MARIAN HOSSA!>>SLOVAKIA’S MARIAN HOSSA LENDS HIS THREE STANLEY CUPS IN NEARLY 500 NHL GOALS TO THE TEAM.>>HE PUTS THE BRUINS AHEAD!>>ZDENO CHARA OF SLOVAKIA HAS A LIFT, AND SOLIDIFIES THE BACK LINE FOR THE EUROPEAN D.>>TEAM EUROPE MAY SPEAK MANY LANGUAGES OF THE ICE, BUT ON THE ICE THEY KNOW HOW TO WIN.>>OKAY. GOING TO HAVE TO BE A LITTLE CAREFUL HERE. MARION POST IS RIGHT BEHIND ME, MAY GIVE IT TO ME. BUT CAPTAIN OF TEAM TEAM EE KOPITAR. 2014, SOCHI OLYMPICS, IT WAS A GREAT OLYMPICS FOR YOUR COMPANY. YOU SCORED THE THIRD GOAL, THE PRETTIEST GOAL YOU EVER SEEN AGAINST THE SLOW BACKS — DON’T YOU AGREE? IT WAS THE PRETTIEST GOAL?>>I WOULDN’T SAY THE PRETTIEST, BUT IT WAS SOMEWHAT NICE.>>THAT WAS MY POINT. TO PLAY IN AN INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENT, WHAT IT MEANS TO YOU QUESTION MY>>OH, IT’S A GREAT HONOR. WE REPRESENT EACH AND EVERY ONE. WE REPRESENT OUR COUNTRIES. IT’S IN THE BIGGER PICTURE. FOR ONCE, IT’S NICE TO HAVE ME BEING CHASED AROUND ALL OVER THE ICE.>>IT IS AWFUL. 21 COUNTRIES PLAYED IN THE NHL LAST YEAR. WE’VE GOT 15 BECAUSE OF THE NEW — BEING UP.>>I USED TO BE A BIG PLAYER WHEN I PLAYED, STANDING NEXT TO THE HOW EMBARRASSING IS HOW YOU ARE. EVERYBODY WANTS TO KNOW WHAT THE LANGUAGES USED IN THIS TEAM? WHAT IS USED QUESTION MIKE IS ITS LOCK-IN? IS ENGLISH?>>ITS ENGLISH.>>USING THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE?>>WHAT HAPPENS WITH YOUR TEAM. YOU STARTED POORLY AT THE START OF THE SERIES, ALL OF A SUDDEN YOU COME BACK AND PLAY A GREAT GAME AGAINST SWEDEN, WIN THE GAME, AND NOW YOU MUST BE FEELING PRETTY GOOD ABOUT YOURSELVES?>>IT’S OUR LAST GAME AGAINST SWEDEN, BUT THE BEGINNING WAS KIND OF TOUGH. WE HAD MOST OF OUR GUYS PLAYING IN FREE LIVING — HAVING ONLY ONE TOGETHER IS CHALLENGING. WE FACED FACE ADVERSITY, T IMPROVING FROM GAME TO GAME, WISHING GOOD LUCK TO FOLLOWING THAT UP ON BEING AGAINST SWEDEN. GOING TO BE BIG AFTER TOMORROW AGAINST USA.>>THE BIG TASK, YOU ARE THE GUY TO DO IT. NO PROBLEM THERE. [CHEERING AND APPLAUDING]>>COMING UP NEXT, GET READY TO ROCK, TORONTO. TEAM CANADA IS IN THE WING. IT IS THE “2016 WORLD CUP OF HOCKEY FROM YOUR [CHEERING AND APPLAUDING]>>WE ARE BACK. IT IS “THE PEPSI WORLD CUP OF HOCKEY PREMIERE PARTY.” HAVING A GOOD TIME? YES, WE ARE HAVING A GREAT TIME. YOU KNOW, VERY, I THINK A A LF THE TEAMS THOUGHT IT WOULD BE A GOOD TIME TO PLAY THE CHECKS. MAYBE WITH ALL THE INJURIES, IT WOULD BE A CAKEWALK.>>THE FIRST TWO GAMES, THEY COULD LOSE THEIR CONFIDENCE, THEY COULD LOOK LIKE A BEATEN TEAM. THEY PLAYED REALLY WELL. WON ONE OF THOSE GAMES, AND THE WORK ETHIC. THE — WHO WORRIES ABOUT SKILL AND SCORING BEAUTIFUL GOALS. THEY ARE GETTING DOWN AND DIRTY, STICKING THEIR NOSES IN, WINNING PHYSICAL BATTLES. WHEN YOU WORKING AS HARD AS THEY ARE, THAT’S A SCARY TEAM IN A TOURNAMENT LIKE THIS.>>LAST CHAMPIONSHIPS, CANADA HAS WON SIX, NEXT ARE THE CZECHS. LET’S MEET THE CZECHS.>>THE FORWARDS MICHAL BIRNER, ROMAN CERVENKA, MICHAEL STRONGLY, MARTIN HANZAL, ALES HEMSKY, DMITRIJ JASKIN, MELINDA HOLICK, ONDREJ PALAT, DAVID PASTERNAK, THOMAS BANANAS, VLADIMIR OF ASOKA, JAKUB VORACEK, ON THE FENCE, MICHAEL, MICHAL KEMPNY, THOMAS CONTRACTING, SOMATIC HOLICK , ROMAN POLAK, ANDRE SCHUSTER, AND IN GOAL, PETR MRAZEK, MICHAEL DOING THERE, AND ANDRE PAVLOVICH>>THE CZECH REPUBLIC SOUL OLYMPIC GOLD IN ’98. IN THIS VETERAN LADEN TEAM LOOKS TO RECAPTURE ITS FORMER GOALIE. WHAT INJURIES HAVE DEPLETED SOME OF THE TEAM’S DEPTH, THEY STILL HAVE A FEARSOME FRONTLINE. NAMES LIKE ALES HEMSKY. MICHAEL FROLIK. AND MEAL A MILAN MICHALEK.>>SCORES!>>KNUCKLEBALLER .>>HAS ABILITY TO>>THOMAS MECHANIC SCORES!>>THE CZECH REPUBLIC MAY SEEM LIKE UNDERDOGS, BUT THEY CHERISH THE ROLE OF SPOILAGE. [CHEERING AND APPLAUDING]>>WELL, RUNNING, I’M HERE WITH MILAN MICHALEK. THE TORONTO MENTAL LIVES NOW. WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT THE CITY? HAVE YOU FALLEN IN LOVE WITH IT YET? MOST PEOPLE DO.>>IS ONE OF THE BEST HOCKEY CITIES IN THE WORLD. WE LOVED IT, AND I HOPE EVERYONE WILL HAVE LOTS OF FUN.>>ONE OTHER THINGS WERE TALKING ABOUT BEFORE THE GAME IS HOW WELL YOU ARE PLAYING, A LITTLE BIT OF A TEAM THAT PEOPLE THOUGHT WERE GOING TO BE AS GOOD AS YOU ARE. WHAT HAS TURN THIS AROUND? WHY THE WORK ETHIC, WHY THE WORK AS A –>>WE GOT AROUND TO GAMES, WE FEEL MUCH BETTER ABOUT OUR GAME. WE ARE GOING TO WORK HARD, HOPEFULLY GET SOME GOOD RESULTS.>>HAS TO BE GREAT FOR THIS TEAM TO HAVE AN UPSET AND WIN QUESTION MIKE>> MY>>K EVERYBODY. WE HAVE TO WORK HARD. I THINK WE ARE GOING TO HAVE A CHANCE.>>DOWN TO YOU, MAN.>>JUST TALKING ABOUT THE CROWD HERE IN TORONTO. JAKUB VORACEK, YOU HAD A CHANCE TO COME PLAY FOR THE HALIFAX MOOSE HEADS, SO YOU KNOW WHAT THE GAME MEANS TO CANADA. I WANT TO HEAR THAT FIRST.>>IT WAS AN AMAZING YEAR BACK IN THE DAY. I ALWAYS ENJOY TO PLAY IN CANADA. WE KNOW EVERYBODY IS VERY PASSIONATE ABOUT IT. ONLY GOOD MEMORIES, HOPEFULLY WE WILL MAKE OUR OWN.>>YOU ARE AN OLYMPIAN AND YOU ARE ALSO WILL A WORLD CHAM. IN 2010, YOU HELP THE CZECHS WIN THE CHAMPIONSHIPS. WHAT IS IT LIKE TO HEAR YOUR AND HIM AS A PLAYER QUESTION MY>>NOTHING BETTER HOPEFULLY WE ARE GOING TO HEAR THIS A COUPLE OF TIMES IN TORONTO.>>YOU ARE PLAYING VERY WELL, KEEP IT UP WITH A JAKUB VORACEK. [CHEERING AND APPLAUDING]>>NEXT UP, THE WINNERS OF THE 2004 WORLD CUP, AND THE REIGNING OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST. THEY ARE YOUR HOMETOWN HOCKEY HEROES. PUT YOUR HANDS TOGETHER FOR TEAM CANADA! THE FORWARDS, PATRICE BERGERON, LOGAN — MEANT TO — RYAN GETZLAF, BRAD MARCHAND, RYAN O’REILLY, COREY PERRY, STEVEN STAMKOS. JOHN TAVARES, JOE THORNTON, JONATHAN TOEWS. ON DEFENSE, JAY BOUWMEESTER, BRENT BURNS, DREW DOUGHTY, JAKE MUZZIN, ALEX PIETRANGELO, MARC-EDOUARD VLASIC, AND SHEA WEBER. AND IN GOAL, COREY CRAWFORD, BRADEN HOLTBY, AND CAREY PRICE. [CHEERING AND APPLAUDING]>>HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS, AS WELL AS CHAMPIONSHIPS. TEAM CANADA BOASTS THREE GOLD MEDALS IN THE PAST FOUR OLYMPICS. AND A 2004 WORLD CUP OF HOCKEY TITLE.>>CANADA WINS THE WORLD CUP OF HOCKEY!>>TWO OF THE BEST ALL-AROUND PLAYERS IN THE GAME, PATRICE BERGERON AND JONATHAN — KEEP THE OPPOSITION IN CZECH.>>PHASE FOR! JONATHAN TOEWS.>>CROSBY HAS — IS LOOKING FOR MORE.>>DRAWING HIM. SCORES!>>AFTER MISSING THE 2014 OLYMPICS, ONTARIO OF AUSTRIA’S OWN STEVEN STAMKOS LOOKS TO MAKE — IMPROBABLE TO ANY TEAM. THE PRESSURE OF THE WORLD AND THE PRESSURE UNTIL A HOME NATION RESTS ON THEIR SHOULDERS.>>HAS ANYBODY NOTICED THAT SIDNEY CROSBY, THE STANLEY CUP CHAMPION KEMPTON’S, LOOKED PRETTY GOOD IN GAMES ONE AND THREE OF THE PRETOURNAMENT? CONGRATULATIONS ON A WONDERFUL SUMMER TO BRING THAT COME HOME TO GOAL HARBOUR WAS INCREDIBLE FOR ALL OF US TO WATCH. I’D LIKE TO START THERE WITH “OH, CANADA.” CAN YOU DESCRIBE WHAT IT’S LIKE TO HAVE THE NATIONAL ANTHEM PLAYING?>>YOU GROW UP, USE THE OTHER TEAMS AT VARIANCE THAT. FIRST TIME FOR ME WAS NORTH JUNIORS IN NORTH DAKOTA. PROUD MOMENT, WE ALL ENJOYED IT.>>WELL, PATRICE AND COREY PERRY WERE ON THE LINE IN THE QUOTA WE WERE SO-SO FANTASTIC, NOW NN SPREAD MERCHANT. I WAS TRYING TO LOOK FOR A NAME FOR THE LINE, TWO BOSTON BRUINS AND THE HELICONIA AND CAN CALL HARBOR. THAT CONNECTION YOU HAVE WITH YOUR TEAMMATES, YOUR LINEMATES?>>WE HAVE HAD SOME CHEMISTRY. THE TRY TO GO OUT THERE AND WORK HARD, WE’VE HAD SOME CHEMISTRY HERE EARLY.>>THE SAME WITH MIKE BABCOCK. IT’S FASCINATING TO WATCH, BUT YOU AND HIM AND VANCOUVER, HE CAME TO YOU AND SAID, “WHAT SHOULD WE DO?” THE REST IS HISTORY. AFTER A PERIOD, IT SEEMS THAT YOU AND HE IS CLICKING ON ALL CYLINDERS.>>HE TELLS ME WANT TO DO. BASICALLY WHAT IT COMES DOWN TO. I THINK, YOU KNOW, WHEN YOU COME TO A TEAM LIKE THIS, IT TAKES ANYTHING TO WIN. HE SENDS A CLEAR MESSAGE RIGHT AWAY. ALL OF US ARE TRYING TO BUY IN.>>WELL, IF YOU DON’T KNOW. HE WAS NAMED THE CAPTAIN OF THE OLYMPICS. THE THING THAT SIDNEY CROSBY SAID TO TEAM CANADA, TALK TO JONATHAN TOEWS, BECAUSE THE OTHER LEADER IS WITH –>>I’VE GOT TO PUT YOU IN THE LINE WITH PRETTY GOOD HOCKEY PLAYERS DOWN AND THIS END, TOO. JONATHAN TOEWS, SIDNEY CROSBY TALK ABOUT HIM BEING CAPTAIN, YOU’LL BE ONE OF THE OTHER LEADERS IN THIS TEAM. WHY A CANADIAN PLAYER COMES INTO THE LINEUP AND RIGHT AWAY DOES SOMETHING QUESTION MY COREY PERRY IS — SCORES THE COLD. WHY IS A CANADIAN PLAYER BROUGHT INTO A LINEUP LIKE YOURS? WHY DO YOU LOOK AT THE PLAY AND BECOME SO IMPORTANT IN THE LINE OF QUESTIONING>>BERRY, TAKE A LOOK. THE GUYS UPSTAIRS ON HERE, WE’VE GOT GUYS WHO CAN HAPPEN ON THE ICE. DOESN’T MATTER WHO HAS THE PUCK, SOMETHING’S GOING TO HAPPEN OUT THERE. FOR ME, IT’S TRYING TO FIT IN AND BE A PART OF THAT, TOO. IT’S EXCITING TO BE OUT THERE AND BE PART OF THIS TEAM.>>BACK TO YOU, RON.>>BARRY, ON THAT TOPIC, LOGAN PRETORIA IS WITH ME. HE TORE UP THE AREA AROUND — AND THE OTTAWA 67’S, SEEING YOU BLOCKING SHOTS HERE THE OTHER DAY, LOGAN, THAT’S THE SACRIFICE. TAKING ON THESE ROLES, IT MUST BE SUCH A JOY TO DO IT IN A CANADIAN SWEATER.>>YEAH. IT’S AN HONOR TO BE PLAYING FOR YOUR COUNTRY. WE DO WHAT EVER MIKE TELLS US TO DO.>>CHECK YOUR EGO AT THE DOOR, WE DO IT AT THE TIME. LOGAN PRETORIA. [CHEERING AND APPLAUDING]>>AFTER THE BREAK, THE — A [RAIN DROP…]
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is possible.>>”THE WORLD CUP OF HOCKEY” PREVIEW IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY NEW CHEETOS CHICKEN FRIES. ONLY AT BK.>>WE ARE KICKING OFF THE WORLD CUP OF HOCKEY OFFICIALLY TOMORROW. IT IS USA TAKING ON EUROPE. ALSO THE CZECH REPUBLIC IS FACING CANADA. THAT GAME WILL BE AT 7:00 EASTERN ON “ESPN NEWS.” THE WORLD CUP OF HOCKEY IS A TWO-WEEK SPRINT TO THE FINISH LINE, AND IT ALL IS — ALSO AVAILABLE ON THE WATCHESPN APP. ONE OF THE GUYS THAT’S GOING TO BE KEEPER TEAM USA, ESPECIALLY IF THEY HAVE A STRONG SHOWING WILL BE RYAN KESLER. CERTAINLY HE IS THE GUY WHO CAN SCORE, OFFER SOME SANDPAPER IN GREAT AS WELL. HERE HE GOES BETWEEN THE ZAMBONI’S. A LITTLE HELP WITHIN THE CONE AS WELL.>>THANKS FOR JOINING US FOR THE WORLD CUP EDITION OF BETWEEN TWO ZAMS, I’M JOINED BY A LOT OF GUYS WHO HAVE A LOT OF PERSONALITY THEN COREY PERRY. MY FIRST GUESS IS DUSTIN BYFUGLIEN OF THE WINNIPEG JETS. IN CASE YOU DIDN’T GET THAT, IT IS BY-FUG-LIEN, THAT’S HOW YOU SAY IT?>>BUFLIN IS GOOD, TOO.>>DEREK STEPAN>>– DID YOU REALLY?>>LOOK AT THAT. I WAS RUNNING LOW BECAUSE I WAS DOUBLING BECAUSE I WANTED TO LOOK GOOD FOR YOUR SHOW.>>THINKING.>>ARE YOU SPONSORED BY THEM? AND YOU CAN GET THEM IN TOUCH WITH ME?>>WHY WOULD YOU BE SPONSORED QUESTION MY>>I COULD TELL, YOU ARE THINNING YOU KNOW THIS IS MY SHOW, RIGHT?>>OH, THIS IS YOUR SHOW?>>I MAKE THE JOKES.>>YOU SAID YOU WERE GETTING JACK JOHNSON.>>IS THAT JACK JOHNSON?>>NO, LIKE THE REAL JACK JOHNSON. LIKE THE SINGER?>>THE SINGER JACK JOHNSON? I’M SORRY, NO ONE TOLD YOU? NO. IT IS THE HOCKEY PLAYER.>>DO YOU WANT TO AT LEAST PLAY THIS FOR ME QUESTION MY>>YOU KNOW WHAT? I WISH I COULD PLAY THIS FOR YOU…>>JUST GIVE IT A TRY.>>THAT’S ALL I GOT FOR YOU.>>WE ARE GOING TO PLAY A LITTLE GAME CALLED “ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A PEEWEE HOCKEY PLAYER.” HOW MANY JUSTICES ON THE SUPREME COURT QUESTION MY>>I’M JUST GOING TO CLICK THIS. [LAUGHTER]>>WHEN WAS THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE SIGNED?>>I WILL GO 1899. CLOSE AS I CAN GET.>>JUST TURN IT. [LAUGHTER]>>HOW MANY STRIPES ARE DISPLAYED ON THE AMERICAN FLAG.>>13.>>WAS FRANKLIN PIERCE?>>PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. HOW MANY U.S. SENATORS ARE THEIR THERE? 100.>>CONGRATS, YOU WIN.>>SUITE.>>YOU ARE AWESOME. YOU RUINED MY SHOW. YOU’RE SMARTER THAN A PEEWEE HOCKEY PLAYER, SO CONGRATS. THERE ARE NOT A LOT OF GUYS ON THE TEAM.>>ARE WE STILL FILMING?>>I DON’T KNOW IF WE ARE NOT.>>THERE’S LOTS OF DEAD AIR BETWEEN US.>>OKAY. SWEET. SEE YOU GUYS.>>BYE.>>WHAT DID YOU THINK?>>IT GOT SO BAD THAT IT WAS GOOD, OR EITHER RYAN KESLER HAS NO SENSE OF HUMOR OR A DRY SENSE OF HUMOR.>>WE REALIZED THAT THERE ARE SOME STUPID HOCKEY PLAYERS. [LAUGHTER]>>ARE YOU KIDDING?>>NOT THE MOST HARDEST HITTING QUESTIONS.>>NO!>>HE HAD THEM ON RIGHT AWAY. NINE SUPREME COURT JUSTICES. WE WILL GET BACK TO THE KICK OFF SHORTLY, NOT THAT I’M A FASHIONISTA, BUT WHAT DO YOU MAKE OF BRACKNELL ROSES GET UP TONIGHT?>>I DON’T KNOW. HE WEARS THE LONGEST COATS, AND HIS SHIRT IS AS LONG AS HIS COAT.>>I CAN’T FIGURE IT OUT.>>TRYING TO REPRESENT HERE, HE KIND OF LOOKS LIKE-ISH LOOKA SCHLUB.>>IT IS A LONG JACKET. MAYBE TUCK IN THE SHIRT? [LAUGHTER]>>COME ON. KRIS AND I ARE ALL DRESSED UP, AND HE’S UP HERE MAKING US LOOK BAD!>>YOU ARE ALWAYS GOING TO HAVE ONE, YOU GUYS KNOW THAT BACK IN 90 ’96, WHAT WAS MY LOCKER ROOM BACK THERE QUESTION MIGHT>>IT WAS A COMEDY SHOW.>>UP TO MORNING WERE PRE-SKATES, GOING ON FOR THE WARM-UPS FOR THE GAMES, NOTHING BUT LAPS, YOU CAN’T EVEN LOOK AT COACHING KEEP A STRAIGHT FACE.>>– THEY START GETTING MIKE MADONNA LAUGHING, AND THEN IT IS OVER BECAUSE HE CANNOT STOP. IT IS JUST CONTAGIOUS. IT WAS NONSTOP BELLY LAUGHS.>>YEAH.>>THE ONE THING I DON’T KNOW IF I SHOULD SAY IT OR NOT –>>COME ON, SAY IT.>>AFTER AGAIN, EVERYBODY IS SHOWERING, CHUCK WAITE AND GUERIN ARE NAKED HUGGING OUR TRANSLATOR GUIDE AND JUMPING UP AND DOWN. THE GUY FREAKED OUT. [LAUGHS] THAT SUMS IT UP RIGHT THERE.>>SOMETHING LIKE THAT HAPPENING ALL THE TIME.>>YOU SHOULD GET A VIDEO OF THAT BABY.>>THERE WERE NO CAMERAS BACK THEN, WE ARE LUCKY.>>WHO EUROPE, AS I MENTION, TAKING PLACE TOMORROW AT 3:30 EASTERN. ESPN TWO, BIG GAME AGAINST CANADA. 8:00 EASTERN. THAT WILL BE ON ESPN. THURSDAY AGAINST CZECH REPUBLIC, A HARD-WORKING TEAM, UNDERRATED IN SOME RESPECTS. THAT GAME IS THURSDAY AT 8:00 EASTERN. ALL THESE GAMES BY THE WAY ON ESPN OR ESPN2. SO FAR, USA, EUROPE, CZECH, CANADA. WE WILL HEAR TEAM NORTH AMERICA INTRODUCED BY THAT GREAT CROWD IN DISTILLERY DISTRICT IN TORONTO, Boy, we’re shipping a ton of
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HERE IS RUSSIA!>>BEFORE WORDS, ARTEM ANISIMOV, EVGENY DADONOV, HAVE OF THAT, NIKITA KUCHEROV, NIKOLAY KULEMIN, EVGENY KUZNETSOV, EVGENI MALKIN, GLADYS LEFT IN, VLADISLAV NAMESTNIKOV, ALEX OVECHKIN, ARTEMI PANARIN, VADIM SHIPACHYOV, VLADIMIR TARASENKO, IVAN TELEGIN. ON DEFENSE, ALEXI EMLYN, DMITRY KULIKOV, ALEXEY MARCHENKO, ANDREI MARKOV, NIKITA NESTEROV, DMITRY ORLOV, AND NIKITA ZAITSEV. AND IN GOAL, SERGEI BOBROVSKY, SEMYON VARLAMOV, AND ANDREI VASILEVSKIY. [APPLAUDING]>>THE BACK OF THE NET WILL BE A BUSY PLACE WHEN THE RUSSIAN TEAM TAKES THE ICE. THERE MAY NOT BE ENOUGH PUCKS TO GO AROUND FOR THE FIREPOWER THAT TEAM RUSSIA POSSESSES.>>WICKED SHOT.>>ALEX OVECHKIN DOES IT AGAIN!>>A HIGHLIGHT REEL RATING TO HAPPEN.>>MOSCOW’S ALEX OVECHKIN, THE WORLDS BEST A SCORER, CAPTAINS THE RUSSIAN TEAM.>>LOOK AT THAT PLAY.>>EVGENI MALKIN HAS NEARLY 300 GOALS AND HAS LIFTED THE STANLEY CUP TWICE. PAVEL DATSYUK HAS 300 CAREER POINTS IN HIS STORIED CAREER.>>WOW! IT’S A BEAUTY.>>ARCING UP A — BRINGS YOUTH AND EXCITING ABILITIES. AFTER NOT MEDDLING IN THE 2014 OLYMPICS, THE RUSSIAN TEAM IS A SURE BET TO MAKE NOISE AT THE WORLD CUP.>>WE ARE GOING TO TALK TO ALEX OVECHKIN IN A MOMENT. ONE THING I LIKE TO SAY, I’D LIKE TO THINK PAVEL DATSYUK ALL THE YEARS HE’S GIVEN US. I DON’T KNOW HOW MUCH LONGER HE’S GOING TO BE PLAYING, BUT THAT IS ONE OF THE GREATEST PLAYERS I’VE EVER SEEN HIM PLAY. THANK YOU FOR THE MEMORIES. I’M GOING TO BREAKS IN USE. I HEARD YOU GOT MARRIED TO SOMEONE.>>YEAH.>>THE QUESTION IS, I DONE INTERVIEWS WITH YOU, YOU ALWAYS TELL US WHAT A GREAT COOK YOUR MOTHER IS. WHO IS COOKING IN THE HOUSEHOLD? THE WIFE AND MOTHER?>>THE WIFE.>>IS SHE AS GOOD OF A COOK IS YOUR MOTHER?>>SHE LEARNS QUICK.>>WHAT’S GOING TO MAKE THIS TEAM GOAL, OR WHAT’S IT GOING TO MAKE IT STOP?>>I THINK OUR GOALTENDING IS UNBELIEVABLE. ALL THREE GOALIES CAN PLAY IN THE MATTER WITH THE SITUATION APART. OBVIOUSLY, THEY HAVE A TALENTED GROUP OF GUYS, ESPECIALLY OFFENSE, I THINK. WE ARE GOING TO HELP OUR DEFENSE TO PLAY BETTER AND TRY TO WIN LIKE A GAME AND MOVE FORWARD.>>YOU LOVE THESE INTERNATIONAL GAMES WHERE YOUR RUSSIAN TEAM PLAYS AGAINST THE REST OF THE WORLD, DON’T YOU? YOU GET FIRED UP ABOUT IT.>>WHEN YOU PLAY FOR YOUR COUNTRY, DOESN’T MATTER WHICH TOURNAMENT, YOU PLAY WITH ALL OF YOUR HEARTS. I THINK THE FANS LOVE IT AS WELL.>>YOU KNOW, ALEX, CANADA MADE A COUPLE OF TACTICAL DECISION ABOUT YOUNG PLAYERS. IN 1981, WE DID NOT TAKE –>>NOT A GOOD ENOUGH SKATER.>>WE GOT BEAT 8-1 IN THE FINAL GAME BY YOU. IN ’84, WE THOUGHT MAYBE NOT TIME FOR MARIO LEMIEUX, MAPLE LEAF ON YET THE SIDNEY CROSBY. FOR THE WORLD CUP IN TWO DOZEN FOUR, THE FIRST TIME I LAID EYES ON YOU WITH THE BEST OF THE BEST WAS IN AIR CANADA CENTRE IN TORONTO. YOU CAME OUT AND GAVE SLOVAKIA, YOU WERE THE FIRST STAR — DO YOU HAVE A GREAT MEMORY OF BEING A KID IN COMING TO THE WORLD CUP?>>IT WAS A HUGE EXPERIENCE. WAS 18 YEARS OLD, OR 19. YOU KNOW, FIRST TIME I PLAYED IN A HUGE TOURNAMENT LIKE THAT. OBVIOUSLY, THE NAMES IN THE LOCKER ROOM. OUTSIDE OF THE LOCKER ROOM, JUST TO BE IN THIS ATMOSPHERE IS UNBELIEVABLE. AGAIN, LUCKY TO PLAY A COUPLE OF GAMES. I SCORED ONE GOAL, I WAS OUT OF MY MIND. I WAS HAPPY.>>WAS THERE ONE PLAYER THAT YOU WERE SO THRILLED TO MEET WHEN YOU GOT IN THAT DRESSING ROOM?>>COME THAT SUCKS>>THAT’S A GOOD>>PAVEL DATSYUK>>NEXT, THEY TOOK GOLD AT THE TWO DOZEN SIX OLYMPICS. SILVER IN 2014. WITH SOME OF THE STRONGEST OFFENSE MEANT IN THE GAME, PLEASE WELCOME TEAM SWEDEN! THE FORWARDS, MICHAEL BACKLUND NICKLAS BACKSTROM, PATRIK BERGLUND, LOUI ERIKSSON, FILIP FORSBERG, CARL HAGELIN, PATRIC HORNQVIST, MARCUS KRUGER, GABRIEL LANDESKOG, DANIEL SEDIN, HENRIK SEDIN, JAKOB SILFVERBERG, CARL SODERBERG. ON DEFENSE, MATIAS ALKYL , OLIVER EKMAN-LARSSON, VICTOR HEDMAN, NICHOLAS COSMOS AND — AND A. AND IN GOLD, JHONAS ENROTH, HENRIK LUNDQVIST, AND JACOB MARKSTROM.>>REUNITING AFTER A STELLAR RUN AT THE 2000 WITH AN OLYMPUS, THE SILVER MEDALIST IN TEN TO IMPRESS THE WORLD CUP. STRONG DEFENSE AND GOALTENDING ARE THE BACKBONE OF THE SWEDISH TEAM.>>SAVE!>>HENRIK LUNDQVIST IS ONE OF THE PREMIER NETMINDERS IN THE WORLD.>>YOU’VE GOT TO BE KIDDING ME. HE’S IN A LEAGUE OF HIS OWN.>>IN FRONT OF THE KINGS, THE DEFENSE IS LED BY NHL STARS ERIC KARLSSON, OLIVER EKMAN-LARSSON, AND VICTOR HEDMAN.>>WHAT A THING OF BEAUTY!>>HOW DO YOU STOP THAT?>>THE OFFENSIVE LOAD IS CAPTAINED TO MAKE HEADED BY CAPTAIN HENRIK SEDIN ALONG WITH HIS BROTHER DANIEL SEDIN, BOTH PERENNIAL NHL ALL-STARS. THE SWEDISH TEAM WON OLYMPIC GOLD IN 2006. NOW IT SEEMS ALL WORLD CUP TITLE TO MATCH NOW IT SEEKS A WORLD CUP TITLE TO MATCH.>>SO. DANIEL AND HENRIK SITTING. THE STOMACH YOU ARE AN OLYMPIC CHAMPION, CAN’T DO ANY BETTER THAN THAT TO BRING A WHOLE METAL.>>JUST THE TEAM THAT WE HAD, A LOT OF OLDER GUYS. THE TEAM COMING TOGETHER, IT WAS A GREAT FEELING FROM DAY ONE FOR THE GOLD-MEDAL GAME.>>THAT PASS, REMEMBER WITH THE BOMB THAT WON IT FOR YOU. HENRIK, SAME QUESTION. THE REFLECTION OF 2006 AND WINNING AT ALL THERE.>>VERY SPECIAL FOR US, COMING THERE AS YOUNG GUYS AND BEING AROUND THE OLDER GUYS ON A DAILY BASIS, SEEING HOW TO PREPARE FOR GAMES. IT WAS NEED FOR US AND ABLE TO WIN AGAINST FINLAND IN THE FINAL TWO MADE IT EVEN BETTER.>>THE WHOLE CROWD WAS CANADIAN. WE ALL THOUGHT WE’D BE IN THE FINAL, AND IT WAS FINLAND-SWEDEN AS YOU SAY. YOU HAD THE FOUR VANCOUVER CANUCKS, SO HE WAS SPECIAL.>>COMING BACK TO VANCOUVER, TOO, IT WAS A BIG DEAL COMING BACK THERE, TOO. IT WAS NEED TO>>– WITH THE — WHAT ABOUT HIM BECOMING A CANADIAN CITY IN THE STOMACH THEM>>– HE’S JOINING OUR RANKS. I’D LOVE TO HEAR YOUR THOUGHTS ON THAT.>>COMING FROM SWEDEN, TO PLAY IN CANADA FOR SUCH A LONG TIME, THERE ARE TWO VERY SIMILAR COUNTRIES. PEOPLE ARE, I THINK, THE SAME ARE IN BOTH COUNTRIES AS WELL. THEY’RE DOWN TO EARTH, THEY HAVE BEEN NICE IN VANCOUVER. PLAYING IN A LOT OF CANADIAN CITIES, TOO. BUT THE GREAT CITY TO PLAY IN.>>YOUR CAPTAIN, HENRIK SEDIN AND DANIEL.>>LIVE ERIC KARLSSON IN HERE, HE’S ALREADY RIPPED MY SUIT, HE IS ALSO ASKING IF YOU CAN TELL THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE BROTHERS. HE’S ON FIRE OVER HERE. ERIC, HOW IS IT POSSIBLE IN TODAY’S NHL THAT YOU ARE THE ONLY PLAYER IN ANY OTHER WORLD CUP TEAMS FROM AROUND THE WORLD QUESTION MIGHT>>HOW IT IS POSSIBLE? I DON’T KNOW. YOU’LL HAVE TO ASK SOMEONE ELSE. AFTER WE HAVE A GOOD ENOUGH TEAM TO HAVE MORE PLAYERS, UNFORTUNATELY THAT IS NOT THE CASE, THEY ARE BACK HOME IN OTTAWA HAVING A GOOD CAMP.>>HOW DOES A COUNTRY LIKE SWEDEN DEVELOPED A GREAT GROUP OF DEFENSEMEN IN A FEW YEARS? YOU CAN SKATE, YOU ARE GREAT DEFENSIVELY. HOW WAS THAT GROUP BUILT FROM ONE SMALL COUNTRY?>>I DON’T KNOW. IT’S TOUGH TO SAY EXACTLY WHAT IT IS, BUT WE’VE HAD A GREAT GENERATION OF GOOD PLAYERS BEFORE THAT. YOU KNOW, GROWING UP, WATCHING PLAYERS LIKE THAT, IT INSPIRES KIDS TO PLAY HOCKEY, THAT’S WHAT INSPIRES PRETTY MUCH EVERYBODY STANDING UP HERE, IT’S THOSE GUYS THAT LED THE WAY, THAT IS PROBABLY WHY WE HAVE THE GROUP OF GUYS THAT WE HAVE RIGHT NOW THAT ARE SO SUCCESSFUL.>>GOOD LUCK IN THE TOURNAMENT. YOU ARE FUN TO WATCH. BACK TO YOU.>>THAT’S SWEDEN. GOOD LUCK! [CHEERING AND APPLAUDING]>>THE PARADE OF NATIONS CONTINUE AT THE 2016 “PEPSI WORLD CUP OF HOCKEY PREMIER PARTY.”
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e.th Tathe I c louovnte.ry y thBeisca iuss e ththeh ‘ d ton sI’erm veho.nored to.>>THEY TOOK BRONZE IN SOCHI. SILVER AT THE 2016 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS. AND GOLD AT THIS YEARS WORLD JUNIORS. PLEASE WELCOME TEAM FINLAND! [APPLAUDING] THE FORWARDS, SEBASTIAN AHO, ALEXANDER BARTOK, EUNICE TOSSED AWAY, VALTTERI FILPPULA, MICHAEL GRANTLAND, ERIC HAULA, USING NO CONNECTION MIKKO KOIVU, PATRIK LAINE, ON DEFENSE, DANNY MEPHISTO, OLLI MAATTA, VILLE POKKA, RASMUS RISTOLAINEN, AND SAMMY BOTTON. AND IN GOAL, MIKKO KOSKINEN, TUUKKA RASK, AND PEKKA RINNE.>>THE LAST TIME THE WORLD CUP WAS HELD IN 2004, FINLAND LOST TO CANADA IN THE FINALS. TEAM FINLAND’S GREATEST STRENGTH STARTS ON THE BACK END. TUUKKA RASK IS ONE OF THE BEST BACKSTOPS IN THE GAME. HE WAS ON THE ICE FOR FINLAND WHEN LAST INVOLVED IN THE OWN MAKE GAMES. FINLAND ALSO HAS PICK — THE THREE-TIME FINALIST IS NO NEWCOMER TO INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION. STANLEY CUP CHAMPION OLLI MAATTA IS READY TO SOLIDIFY THE DEFENSE.>>SCORE!>>YOUNG DONE TABLE TERRIFYING AND WILL LEAD THE CHARGE. TEAM FINLAND HAS HIGH HOPES IN TORONTO AS IT SEEKS GOLD.>>I HAVE GOT ONLY MATTED DOWN HERE, YOUNG DEFENSEMEN FOR PITTSBURGH. IT’S BEEN QUITE A YEAR FOR YOU. BATTLED INJURIES, SOME COUPLES. COME BACK, NOT PLAYING AS MUCH AS YOU YOU’RE USED TO. TO. ALL OF A SUDDEN YOU GET IN THE PLAYOFFS, YOU WIN THE STANLEY CUP. ANOTHER THING ADDED TO THE WORLD CUP TEAM OF FINLAND. IT’S BEEN A PRETTY GOOD YEAR FOR YOU.>>YEAH. IT’S BEEN AWESOME. UM, FINALLY HAD A HEALTHY YEAR, AND IT FEELS GOOD. UH, I’M REALLY EXCITED FOR THE WORLD CUP.>>THEY NOTICED THAT THE FANS REALLY WIN THESE WILL TOURNAMENTS. THEY ARE FAVORED OFTEN, BUT THE END, THEY ARE IN IT FOR A BRONZE, SILVER, WHY IS THIS TEAM, WHY CAN THEY DO THAT, WHY ARE THEY ON PAPER NOT AS GOOD AS OTHER GAMES BUT CAN WE MAKE A ME CHAMPIONSHIP?>>YOU PLAY FREE TEAM. THAT IS OUR STRENGTH. THAT HAS BEEN A STRENGTH FOR A LONG TIME.>> –>>ABSOLUTELY.>>BARRY, OBVIOUSLY THE SEDINS GOT TO BRAG A LITTLE. MIKKO KOIVU. THE KOIVUS MEAN SO MUCH TO US. BECAUSE YOU ARE THE CAPTAIN OF THE –>>IT IS. IT’S ALWAYS GREAT TO SEE ALL THE FANS COMING FOR THE PLAYERS AND GREAT FOR A GAME OF HOCKEY.>>MIKKO ENGINEERED OWN GOAL FROM THE POINT. THEY WON THE WORLD CHAMPION, FINLAND, BUT HE WENT IN AND GOT THE PUCK BACK WHEN THEY WERE TRAILING 1-0 TO THE SWEDES WAIT IN THE SECOND. THAT’S HOW TO BE ONE OF THE HIGHLIGHTS OF YOUR CAREER.>>IT WAS A LOT OF FUN. PEOPLE BACK AT HOME AND FOR THE FANS, IT WAS A GREAT EXPERIENCE.>>PATRICK LYONS, WINNIPEG IS ALL EXCITED. WHO IS YOUR HERO? WHO DID YOU LOOK UP TO?>>WELL, I THINK I HAD — MY BROTHER, BUT ALSO –>>CAN’T BEAT THAT. TEAM FINLAND, LADIES AND GENTLEMEN. JAY? [CHEERING AND APPLAUDING]>>HI, EVERYBODY, — HI GUYS! A BUNCH OF HOCKEY PLAYERS BEHIND ME. FIRST OF ALL, CAN YOU BELIEVE THE PLAYERS WE’VE SEEN TONIGHT? [CHEERING AND APPLAUDING] PRETTY GOOD, EH? CANADA ALREADY CAME OUT. WHERE AM I GOING? BY, GUYS, I WILL SEE YOU. FINLAND, EVERYBODY! THANK YOU! ALL RIGHT, THIS NEXT TEAM HOLDS SOMETHING OF A SPECIAL PLACE IN A LOT OF OUR HEARTS, BECAUSE IT’S OUR BIRTHRIGHT TO KNOW THAT WE RAISED THE BEST HOCKEY PLAYERS IN THE WORLD. THEY ARE OUR GREATEST EXPORT NEXT TO FALL POTASH. YEAH, POTASH! WOULDN’T IT BE NICE TO SEE IT RIVALS WORKING TOGETHER CREATING SOMETHING BIGGER THAN THEMSELVES? LEAVE IT HOCKEY TO MAKE THE MAGIC. PUT YOUR ADORABLE HANDS TOGETHER FOR THE ALL-STAR 23 UNDER 24 TEAM, NORTH AMERICA!>>THE FORWARDS, SEAN COUTURIER EIGHT, JONATHAN DROUIN, JACK EICHEL, JOHNNY GAUDREAU, DYLAN LARKIN, NATHAN MacKINNON, AUSTON MATTHEWS, CONNOR MCDAVID, J.T. MILLER, RYAN NUGENT-HOPKINS, BRANDON SAAD, MORE — ON DEFENSE, ARE IN BACKLIGHT, GOSTISBEHERE, SETH JONES, PRIMARY , MORGAN RIELLY, AND JACOB TROUBA. AND IN GOAL, DON, JOHN GIBSON , AND MATT MURRAY. [CHEERING AND APPLAUDING]>>YOUTH SHALL INHERIT THE EARTH, BUT ISN’T READY TO CAPTURE THE WORLD CUP? COMPRISED OF THE BEST 23 AND UNDER FROM CANADA AND THE U.S. TEAM NORTH AMERICA MAY NOT BE AS SEASONED IN INTERNATIONAL PLAY AS OTHER TEAMS, BUT WHAT THEY LACK AN EXPERIENCE, THE MAKE UP AN PEDIGREE.>>ALL I CAN SAY IS ABSOLUTELY WOW.>>COMING OFF OF THE WORLD CHAIRMANSHIPS, THE FIRST PICK CONNOR MCDAVID COMES HOME TO ONTARIO TO SHOWCASE HIS TALENT ONCE AGAIN.>>TRYING TO SLIP THE DEFENSE. MCDAVID, WHAT A PLAY, WHAT A GOAL!>>THOSE YOUNG LENS WILL BE BACKED UP BY ONTARIO’S OWN MATT MURRAY AFTER LAST SEASON’S STANLEY CUP VICTORY, HE WILL BE A FORCE STARTING IN THE CREASE. THE QUESTION MAY NOT BE ARE THEY READY, BUT IS THE WORLD READY FOR THEM?>>SO I HAVE JOHNNY HOCKEY TO MY LEFT, JOHNNY GAUDREAU, THE GREAT CALGARY FLAMES, AND JACK EICHEL, JUST ON THE ROAD FOR THE BUFFALO SABRES. WHEN YOU CAME IN FOR SOME OF THE TOP PROSPECTS TO VISIT THE STANLEY CUP, AND JOHN KERRY PUT YOU ON COACHES CORNER, TELL THE FOLKS WHICH HE DID THAT NIGHT WITH DON.>>I GAVE HIM A USA HOCKEY POLO.>>IT’S FUNNY, BECAUSE JOHNNY CAN PLAY FOR TEAM USA. YOU CAN PLAY. THERE’S LOT OF THE GUYS CAN BE ON THE PARENT TEAM, SO THAT’S MAY BE TOUGH FOR THEM, BUT IT MUST BE EXTREMELY EXCITING FOR YOU TO BE IN THIS TOURNAMENT.>>I THINK IT’S GREAT FOR ALL OF US. IT’S A PRETTY UNIQUE SITUATION HERE WITH TEAM NORTH AMERICA, SO WE GET TO BE A PART OF HISTORY AND WE ARE JUST EXCITED FOR IT.>>OVER THE COLORS OF WORLD CUPS, CERTAINLY THE NEW YORK ISLANDERS AND OILERS HATED EACH OTHER, PHILADELPHIA AND EDMONTON IN A PASS FOR 87, SO HOW HAVE YOU BONDED?>>I THINK WE BONDED PRETTY QUICKLY. WE ARE ALL PRETTY SIMILAR GUYS, AND, YOU KNOW, WE’VE HAD A GOOD TIME GETTING TO KNOW EACH OTHER, SO IT WASN’T TOO HARD.>>LOVE OF THE GAME GOES A LONG WAY, JACK. THANKS.>>– I’M GOT A PRETTY GOOD ONE HERE. HE DIDN’T GO TO COLLEGE, BUT I THINK THE PEOPLE OF TORONTO KNOW HIM, AUSTIN AUSTON MATTH. WHAT HAS THE LAST FEW MONTHS OF YOUR LIFE BEEN LIKE? ALL OF A SUDDEN YOUR PICKS FOR THE UNDER 2014, THEY ARE TO — EVERY DAY YOU WAKE UP, YOU ARE THINKING, “I AM THE LUCKIEST GUY IN THE WORLD.”>>ABSOLUTELY. SUMMER HAS BEEN A BLUR, BUT HOCKEY IS BACK AND STARTED. I THINK EVERYBODY IS LOOKING FORWARD TO THIS WEEKEND.>>IS THE FASTEST GUY IN THIS TEAM>>EIKO AT TIMES. YOU CAN BE THE GUIDE. ARE YOU THE FASTEST GUY ON THIS TEAM?>>I AM GOING TO HAVE TO GO WITH SETH JONES.>>THE DEFENSE GUY IS THE FASTEST GUY ON THE TEAM?>>HE IS SNEAKY QUICK. I DEFTLY GO WITH THEM.>>WHICH PLAYER HAVE YOU LOVE PLAYING AGAINST THE MOST QUESTION MIGHT BE WATCHED THEM AS A KID GROWING UP. WHO WOULD YOU LOVE BEING OUT THERE IN GAMES?>>IT WAS PRETTY SPECIAL PLAYING AGAINST A GUY LIKE PHYSICAL BUT ARE. LAST WEEK, A SPECIAL PLAYER. THAT WAS PRETTY AWESOME.>>YOU ARE GOING TO GET THAT INTERVIEW THE SKY FOR THE NEXT 15 YEARS, SO I DID IT TODAY.>>I THINK HE WANTED TO REBUKE HIM ABOUT THE FASTEST GUY ON THE TEAM?>>JONES HE IS PRETTY QUICK, WE’LL LET HIM TAKE THIS ONE.>>AIR CANADA CENTRE IN TORONTO, NICE TO GO TO A — WHEN HE VISITED US FOR COACHES CORNER AND I ASKED WHAT’S THE BIGGEST GOAL FOR YOU, HE PICKED HIS FIRST PRO GO IN TWIST OR LEAN OVER WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS. FOR YOU, WORLD JUNIORS, QUARTERFINALS AGAINST DENMARK, YOU MADE AN INCREDIBLE ASSIST BY CURTIS LAZAR, OR YOU CAN PICK THE GOAL YOU SCORED IN THE GAME WHICH IS THE FOURTH GOAL FOR CANADA, OR YOU CAN HAVE THE THIRD GOAL CANADA SCORED IN THE GOLD MEDAL TRIUMPH WITH WAS A PRETTY GOAL. WHICH IS IT? YOUR FAVORITE?>>I WOULDN’T TAKE THE ONE AGAINST — BECAUSE WE WON 8-0. 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is possible.>>OH, MAN. UH… I WILL GO WITH “BAD BLOOD” BY TAYLOR SWIFT.>>YOU PUT ME ON THE SPOT HERE. THERE IS A LOT OF STUFF GOING THROUGH MY HEAD RIGHT NOW.>>I ALWAYS LIKED “LOSE YOURSELF” BY EMINEM, I GO WITH THAT.>>I’M DRAWING BLANKS ON THIS ONE.>>I ALWAYS THINK OF THE BASEBALL PLAYERS COMING OUT, AND THEY TRY TO PICK ONE LIKE — ♪♪ SIMPLY THE BEST ♪♪ SOMETHING LIKE THAT.>>I’VE GOT NOTHING. THANK GOD THIS IS A LIVE TV?>>PROBABLY SOME AC/DC SONGS, GET THE BLOOD FLOWING A LITTLE BIT.>>WE COME OUT TO THAT JOCK JAM SONG. ARE YOU READY FOR THIS? WE USED TO ESCAPE A MILLION MILES AROUND THE ICE. IT’D BE PRETTY FUNNY TO COME OUT TO THAT AS A GROWN-UP.>>I LIKE THE “PANDA” SONG, I DON’T EVEN KNOW WHO SINGS IT. I KNOW THEY SAY PANDA A LOT OF TIMES. [LAUGHS]>>THE RYAN KESLER SHOW CONTINUES HERE. [LAUGHTER] HOW ABOUT YOU GUYS? FAVORITE WALK OF MUSIC YOU COME OUT TO?>>UH…>>YOU ARE LIKE RYAN KESLER!>>NEIL YOUNG!>>LETS MIX IT UP.>>ANY SONG OFFER THAT “COWBOY” ALBUM.>>[LAUGHS] HOW ABOUT THE KILLERS? THEY ARE GREAT, COMING TO YOU FROM TORONTO.>>JAY. FIRST OF ALL, THANK YOU FOR BEING HERE. YOU ARE SUCH A GREAT CANADIAN, JAY BARUCHEL. THE GREATEST HITS, ROYAL ALBERT HALL LIFE, 22 MILLION ALBUMS SOLD –>>LETS BEAT UP THE TRIVIA, OLD MAN! LET’S GET THEM OUT HERE!>>LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, RIGHT OUT OF VEGAS, HOME OF THE NEWEST NHL TEAM, WOULD YOU PLEASE WELCOME THE KILLERS! [CHEERING AND APPLAUDING] ♪♪ IT STARTED OUT LIKE THIS ♪ ♪ IT WAS ONLY A KISS ♪ ♪ NOW SHE’S FALLING ASLEEP ♪ ♪ AND SHE’S CALLING A CAB ♪ ♪ WHILE HE IS HAVING A SMOKE ♪ ♪ AND SHE’S TAKING A DRAG, NOW THEY ARE GOING TO BED ♪ ♪ AND MY STOMACH IS SICK ♪ ♪ AND IT’S ALL IN MY HEAD, BUT SHE’S TOUCHING HIS CHEST ♪ ♪ MOUNT ♪ ♪ HE TAKES OFF HER DRESS ♪ ♪ NOW ♪ ♪ LETTING ME GO ♪ ♪ I JUST CAN’T LOOK ♪ ♪ IT’S KILLING ME ♪ ♪ AND TAKING CONTROL ♪ ♪ JEALOUSY ♪ ♪ TURNING SAINTS INTO THE SEA ♪ ♪ SWIMMING THROUGH SICK LULLABIES ♪ ♪ CHOKING ON YOUR ALIBIS ♪ ♪ BUT IT’S JUST THE PRICE I PAY ♪ ♪ DESTINY IS CALLING ME ♪ ♪ OPEN UP MY EAGER EYES ♪ ♪ BECAUSE I’M MR. BRIGHTSIDE ♪♪ ♪ ♪ ♪♪ I’M COMING OUT OF MY CAGE ♪ ♪ AND I’VE BEEN DOING JUST FINE ♪ ♪ GOT TO GOT TO BE DOWN ♪ ♪ BECAUSE I WANT IT ALL ♪ ♪ IT STARTED OUT WITH A KISS ♪ ♪ HOW DID IT END UP LIKE THIS ♪ ♪ IT WAS ONLY A KISS ♪ ♪ IT WAS ONLY A KISS ♪ ♪ NOW I’M FALLING ASLEEP ♪ ♪ AND SHE’S CALLING A CAB ♪ ♪ AND IT’S ALL IN MY HEAD OF ♪ ♪ BUT SHE’S TOUCHING HIS CHEST ♪ ♪ NOW ♪ ♪ HE TAKES OFF HER DRESSED ♪ ♪ NOW ♪ ♪ LETTING ME GO ♪ ♪ BUT I JUST CAN’T LOOK ♪ ♪ IT’S KILLING ME ♪ ♪ AND IT’S TAKING CONTROL ♪ ♪ ♪♪ TORONTO! ♪♪ JEALOUSY ♪ ♪ TURNING SAINTS INTO THE SEA ♪ ♪ SWIMMING THROUGH SICK LULLABIES ♪ ♪ CHOKING ON YOUR ALIBI ♪ ♪ BUT IT’S JUST THE PRICE I PAY ♪ ♪ AND DESTINY IS CALLING ME ♪ ♪ OPEN UP MY EAGER EYES ♪ ♪ BECAUSE I’M MR. BRIGHTSIDE ♪♪ [GUITAR BREAK] ♪♪ WELL I’M NEVER ♪ ♪ I’M NEVER ♪ ♪ I’M NEVER ♪ ♪ I NEVER ♪ ♪ I NEVER ♪♪ [CHEERING AND APPLAUDING]>>WELL, HELLO! WE ARE THE KILLERS BROUGHT TO YOU FROM FABULOUS LAS VEGAS, NEVADA. ♪♪ YOU SIT THERE IN YOUR ♪ ♪ HEARTACHE ♪ ♪ YOU WAITING ON SOME BEAUTIFUL BOY TO ♪ ♪ TO SAVE YOU FROM YOUR OLD WAYS ♪ ♪ YOU PLAY FORGIVENESS ♪ ♪ WATCH IT NOW HERE HE COMES ♪ ♪ HE DOESN’T LOOK A THING LIKE JESUS ♪ ♪ BUT HE TALKS LIKE A GENTLEMAN ♪ ♪ LIKE YOU IMAGINE WHEN YOU ♪ ♪ WERE YOUNG ♪ ♪ CAN WE CLIMB THIS MOUNTAIN ♪ ♪ I DON’T KNOW ♪ ♪ HIGHER NOW THAN EVER BEFORE ♪ ♪ I KNOW WE CAN MAKE IT IF WE TAKE IT SLOW ♪ ♪ LET’S TAKE IT EASY ♪ ♪ EASY NOW ♪ ♪ WATCH IT GO ♪ ♪ WE ARE BURNING DOWN THE HIGHWAY SKYLINE ♪ ♪ ON THE BACK OF A HURRICANE THAT STARTED TURNING ♪ ♪ WHEN YOU WERE YOUNG ♪ ♪ WHEN YOU WERE YOUNG ♪ ♪ AND SOMETIMES YOU CLOSE YOUR EYES ♪ ♪ AND SEE THE PLACE WHERE YOU USED TO LIVE ♪ ♪ WHEN YOU WERE YOUNG ♪♪ [GUITAR BREAK] ♪ ♪ [MUSICAL BREAK] ♪♪ THEY SAY THE DEVIL’S WATER ♪ ♪ IT AIN’T SO SWEET ♪ ♪ YOU DON’T HAVE TO DRINK RIGHT NOW ♪ ♪ BUT YOU CAN DIP YOUR FEET ♪ ♪ EVERY ONCE IN A LITTLE WHILE] WHILE ♪♪>>GIVE ME A LULLABY, COME ON! [GUITAR BREAK] ♪ ♪ ♪♪ YOU SIT THERE IN YOUR HEARTACHE ♪ ♪ WAITING ON SOME BEAUTIFUL BOY TO ♪ ♪ TO SAVE YOUR FROM YOUR OLD WAYS ♪ ♪ YOU PLAY FORGIVENESS ♪ ♪ BUT WATCH IT NOW ♪ ♪ HERE HE COMES ♪ ♪ HE DOESN’T LOOK A THING LIKE JESUS ♪ ♪ BUT HE TALKS LIKE A GENTLEMAN ♪ ♪ LIKE YOU IMAGINE WHEN YOU WERE YOUNG ♪ ♪ TALKS LIKE A GENTLEMEN ♪ ♪ LIKE YOU IMAGINE WHEN YOU WERE YOUNG ♪ ♪ I SAID HE DOESN’T LOOK WITH G LIKE JESUS ♪ ♪ HE DOESN’T LOOK AT THINGS LIKE JESUS ♪ ♪ BUT MORE THAN YOU’LL EVER KNOW ♪♪ [CHEERING AND APPLAUDING] [MUSICAL BREAKDOWN]>>ALL RIGHT. THANKS TO JAY BARUCHEL, — THE ENTIRE CREW. WHAT A SHOW THEY ARE PUTTING ON THE TORONTO. ALSO THIS, I DON’T GO TO A TON OF CONCERTS, BUT THE KILLER SOUNDED GREAT.>>I LOVE MUSIC, HE KNOWS MUSIC. TWO GREAT SONGS.>>IT WAS A GREAT NIGHT. A LOT OF ENTHUSIASM FOR THE TOURNAMENT. IT’S GOING TO BE A WONDERFUL TIME.>>THE FANS STILL HAD A BEAUTIFUL NIGHT, LOOKED LIKE A GREAT CROWD.>>ALMOST LIKE IF WE WERE THERE.>>BEAUTIFUL.>>IN CASE YOU AREN’T FAMILIAR, HERE’S THE HISTORY. TORONTO, 2016. THE THIRD EVER WORLD CUP OF HOCKEY IN 12 YEARS SINCE THE LAST ONE. CANADA LIFTED THE TROPHY IN 2004. MY TWO NEW BEST FRIENDS, — TREMENDOUS ON THE AMERICAN TEAM. IT WAS THE CANADA CUP BETWEEN ’76-’91. THE LONG BLEMISH WITH THE ’81 AGAINST THE SOVIETS, AND THE CANADA CUP IN THE WORLD CUP HAVE NEVER LACKED IN STAR POWER. NO DIFFERENCE HERE. LOOK AT THESE NAMES. TORONTO 2016, SIX NATIONS, TWO ALL-STAR TEAMS, THE NATION’S BEST. USA, CANADA, CZECH REPUBLIC, AND EUROPE. AND IN GROUP B, IT IS FINLAND, NORTH AMERICA, RUSSIA, AND SWEDEN. AS FOR THE GROUP STAGE, EA SPORTS WILL HELP US OUT HERE. THEY PLAY WITH NHL RULES, ZERO POINTS IF YOU LOSE IN REGULATION. IF YOU ARE TIED AT A REGULATION, SAME AS IN THE NHL. 3 OF 3 OVERTIME FOR 5 MINUTES. IF YOU ARE STILL TIED OFF TO A THREE ROUND SHOOTOUT, THE WIN AND OVERTIME GETS YOU TWO POINTS, THE LOSING TEAM GETS ONE PLACE. EA SPORTS SHOWING OFF SOME NICE MOVES THERE, AS YOU SEE WHICH ONE OF THESE TEAMS WILL BE CELEBRATING AS IT’S ALL SAID AND DONE. THE RETURN OF THE WORLD CUP. FIRST UP FROM US HERE, WHAT’S GOING TO BE THE QUALITY OF THE LEVEL OF PLAY? THEY ARE COMING OFF OF THE SUMMER. DO YOU THINK WE’LL SEE SHARP HOCKEY BEING PLAYED AT THIS LEVEL?>>THESE ARE THE BEST PLAYERS IN THE WORLD. IT WILL BE FANTASTIC WITH A LOT OF HIGH ENERGY TO GO WITH THE HIGH LEVEL OF SKILL.>>THE TEAM THAT HAD THE BIGGEST DISADVANTAGE WAS TEAM EUROPE. THEY FLEW OVER, HAD TO PLAY TWO GAMES AGAINST THE FASTEST TEAM IN THE TOURNAMENT. EVERYBODY IS READY NOW.>>– WHAT LANGUAGE ARE YOU SPEAKING?>>WHY DON’T THEY PLAY “WE ARE THE WORLD?”>>[LAUGHS] I APOLOGIZE. I SHOULD’VE REALIZED. THESE GUYS HAVE PLAYED, THEY WERE CHAMPIONS BACK IN 1996. A GREAT MOMENT FOR USA HOCKEY. LOOK AT SHELLEY, THERE IS — THE TOURNAMENT THE TOURNAMENTS WERE REALLY THERE. TAKE ME BACK WHEN YOU SEE THIS KIND OF VIDEO?>>I THINK IT IS A FANTASTIC CALL. YOU SAW IT.>>I MEAN, THIS GOAL, THE ALMONTE GOAL, AFTER YOU WIN, YOU GO BACK AND LOOK AT THE PLAYS AND HOW BIG THEY WEAR.>>THE INTENSITY WAS INCREDIBLE FOR A SUMMER TOURNAMENT. IT WAS FROM DAY ONE, JUST LIKE TO PRETEND GAMES WE HAD, THEY WERE VERY PHYSICAL, VERY ROUGH, ROUGH, –>>I’M GOAL IS ROUGH AS A “VICIOUS.” NOT JUST THE PHYSICAL PART, IT WAS CRAZY HOW QUICKLY IT HEATED UP. BUT WE PLAYED A LOT OF EXHIBITION GAMES AGAINST THEM.>>YOU HEAR THIS QUESTION ALL THE TIME, HOW DO YOU COMPARE? YOU PLAY FOR A COUNTRY NUMEROUS TIMES, HOW DO YOU COMPARE WINNING THE COMP VERSUS PLAYING WITH YOUR COUNTRY?>>I LOOK AT IT IN TWO WAYS. SEPARATE ANIMALS. TO BE ABLE TO PLAY WITH YOUR COUNTRY, TO PLAY WITH A GROUP OF GUYS THAT YOU NORMALLY DON’T PLAY WITH, YOU COME TOGETHER, YOU JELL IN A SHORT TIME, AND TO WIN IS SO SPECIAL TO GET A MEDAL TO WIN THE WORLD CUP, VERY SPECIAL. AS A HOCKEY PLAYER, THE HOLY GRAIL TO ME IS THE STANLEY CUP.>>NO BIGGER STAGE THAN THE OLYMPICS WHEN YOU’RE PLAYING FOR YOUR COUNTRY. I DON’T KNOW WHICH I CAN COMPARE, BUT PLAYING FOR A COUNTRY, SOMETHING ABOUT IT. ESPECIALLY THE EUROPEANS. THEY DON’T GROW UP WATCHING WASTING THE STANLEY CUP. ITS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS AND WILL TOURNAMENTS FOR THEM. FOR US NORTH AMERICANS, IT’S REALLY SPECIAL TO BE ABLE TO REPRESENT YOUR COUNTRY AND HAVE THE SUCCESS THAT WE HAVE HAD OVER THE COURSE OF OUR CAREERS.>>YOU SOMETIMES HEAR THAT THE STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS ARE A GRUELING — THIS IS LIKE A SPRINT. CERTAINLY PLAYING FOR USA IN THIS TOURNAMENT OVER ALL. WHAT ARE THE EXPECTATIONS? IF CANADA IS A FAVORITE, WHICH I THINK EVERYBODY AGREES WITH, WHERE IS TEAM USA RANKED RANK?>>AGAIN, USA, ANYTHING BUT WINNING THIS GAME WOULD BE A BIG DISAPPOINTMENT TO THEM. THEY FEEL IT’S THEIR TURN, THEY CAME UP SHORT ON THE LAST FEW TOURNAMENTS AGAINST CANADA EACH TIME, SO I REALLY THINK THEY BELIEVE THAT THIS IS THEIR TOURNAMENT TO WIN.>>YEAH, I DON’T KNOW IF IT WILL BE A FAILURE IF THEY CAN’T WIN, BUT IT WILL BE A FAILURE IF THEY CAN’T PLAY SOMEBODY IN THE FINAL TWO OUT OF THREE MATCH. AND — I THINK YOU SAID IT ALL ALONG. IT’S QUICK’S TOURNAMENT. HE’S GOING TO HAVE TO BACKBONE TEAM USA, BECAUSE I DON’T THINK THEY HAVE ENOUGH SCORING TO BE ABLE TO WIN GAMES 5-FORT LIKE THAT. THEY ARE GOING TO HAVE TO WIN 2-1, 3-2, MAYBE IN OVERTIME, MAYBE IN A SHOOTOUT.>>THAT’S HOW JOHN TORTORELLA HAS BUILT THIS TEAM, HERE IS WHERE THE UST GETS A KICK THE HUGE GAME AGAINST CANADA TUESDAY 8:00 EASTERN ON ESPN. AND THAT ON THURSDAY AGAINST CZECH REPUBLIC, 8:00 EASTERN. ALL THESE GAMES ARE ON ESPN OR ESPN2.>>AND THEN IN THE INAUGURAL WORLD CUP OF HOCKEY IN THE 26, TEAM USA SHOT THE HOCKEY WORLD DEBATING CANADA LED BY NAMES SUCH AS — NOW 20 YEARS LATER, THE SWEATERS HAVE CHANGED TO KANE, KESLER, PEVELSKY, AND QUICK. THE ROAD TO THE TOP HOCKEY TOP OF THE WORLD OR GO TO CANADA.>>THEY’VE WON THE PAST COUPLE OF OLYMPICS, YOU GOT TO PROVE HE CAN BECOME TO BEAT ANYONE ELSE. WHEN YOU FEEL LIKE YOU CAN BE THE BEST, I GUESS YOU CANNOT HAVE THAT FEELING OF COMPETENCE.>>YOU WILL SEE THE INTENSITY WRAP AMP UP A LITTLE BIT. IT’S FOR REAL, GUYS ARE PLAYING FOR KEEPS. IT IS WIN OR BUST FOR US AS WELL. WE ARE A TEAM THAT CAN DO SPECIAL THINGS. WE’VE GOT TO PUT IT ALL TOGETHER.>>A PAGE WHICH CONSIST OF AN AGGRESSIVE STYLE OF PLAY PREACHED BY USA’S HEAD COACH.>>TO GET YOUR TEAM PLAYING UNDER A TEAM CONCEPT AND HAVE THE IDENTITY THAT EVERYBODY BUYS INTO, AND BE SELFLESS WHILE YOU ARE DOING IT AS A PLAYER, THAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT THING.>>BEFORE TUESDAY’S HIGHLY ANTICIPATED CONTEST AGAINST CANADIANS, TEAM USA WILL FACE A CHALLENGE THE 1996 WORLD CUP OF CHAMPIONS DID NOT. THEY WILL OPEN THE TOURNAMENT AGAINST THE EIGHTH COUNTRY COLLABORATION TEAM EUROPE ON SATURDAY.>>ALL RIGHT, THANK YOU VERY MUCH. WE LOOK FORWARD TO WHAT TEAM USA WILL DO. HOW ABOUT PREDI♪ ♪ONS?
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IN CHOCOLATE. YOU NEVER WONDERED? [ WHOOSH! ZAP! ] [ GLASS BREAKS ] AAH! [ Male Announcer ] TRY BOTH. PICK A SIDE. TWIX.>>WE CONTINUE HERE THE WORLD CUP OF HOCKEY PREVIEW SHOW. TEAM USA GETS A KICK OFF AGAINST TEAM EUROPE, 3:30 EASTERN ON ESPN2 TOMORROW. AND THE CZECH REPUBLIC AGAINST CANADA, COVERAGE BEGINS ON 7:00 ON ESPN USE. I WILL BE BACK FOR THE BOYS WERE SWEDEN VERSUS RUSSIA, 3:00 EASTERN ON ESPN. IN O’CLOCK EASTERN ON ESPN2, GREAT HOCKEY ACTION SATURDAY AND SUNDAY ALL WEEKEND. DROP THE PUCK’S, A GOOD PLACE TO BE. THE TOP FIVE PLAYS OF THE PRETOURNAMENT, JOHN CARLSON THE ATHLETE.>>BEAUTIFUL GOAL ACT FOUR GREAT OUTLET BY>>TEAM USA WIN 253 PRETOURNAMENT GAMES.>>THIS IS LIKE THE TRIPLE LINDY. THREE UNBELIEVABLE SAVES.>>BESSIE IN THE HOUSE.>>TRIPLE LINDY, I’M PRETTY SURE THAT HE SAID THAT LED THE TRIPLE LINDY ROCK?>>SWEDEN AND EUROPE, HE BEAT LUNDQUIST.>>I DON’T THINK THE SWEDISH THINK THEY CAN GET IT.>>HE WASN’T READY FOR THE CHIP SHOT, OBVIOUSLY.>>I WOULD’VE PULLED HIM RIGHT THERE. [LAUGHS]>>CZECH REPUBLIC ON LEFT SIDE.>>THAT’S WHY YOU STRETCH, KIDS.>>SAVE OF THE PRETOURNAMENT.>>BEAUTIFUL.>>NORTH AMERICA-EUROPE, THIS IS NATE McKINNON.>>I DON’T THINK I EVER STICK OUT IN THE FALL CAREER, LET ALONE A 52ND SPAN.>>– HOW ABOUT THE HIGH SAY%? SPEAKING OF GOALIES, UC NORTH AMERICANS MATT MURRAY, JONATHAN QUICK, AND SERGEI BOBROVSKY. SPEAKING OF A GOALIE, KEVIN WEEKS WILL BE PART OF OUR COVERAGE. HE WAS WITH ANOTHER GOALIE, DEVIN TANG, EARLIER FROM TORONTO.>> SO GLAD YOU’RE WITH US FOR THE WORLD CUP, AND ESPN VETERAN, AND SAY HELLO TO KEVIN WEEKES, LET’S BEGIN SINCE CANADA IS PRACTICING BEHIND US PLAYING FOR CANADA IN CANADA. I CAN’T THINK OF ANOTHER SPORT OR ANOTHER COUNTRY THAT IS ANALOGOUS TO THE PRESSURE THAT THESE GUYS FEEL. WHY SO MUCH PRESSURE WHEN YOU PLAY HOCKEY IN CANADA FOR CANADA QUESTION MIGHT>> MIKEA SENSE OF NATIONALISTIC PRIDE EVERYBODY JUST EXPECTS TEAM CANADA TO WIN. ALL THE TIME, ANYTIME THERE IS A HOCKEY PUCK THAT IS OUT AND PLAY. AND THAT IS JUST WHAT IT IS. YOU BROKE THAT WAY FROM A MINOR HOCKEY, AND THE INTERNATIONAL CONDITION N YOU WEAR THE OLD MAPLE LEAVES. THAT’S THE EXPECTATION. I TALKED TO A LOT OF GUYS ON THAT ICE RIGHT BEHIND US, PLAYERS AND COACHING STAFF ALIKE, THEY WANT TO EMBRACE THAT. MIKE BABCOCK AND SIDNEY CROSBY, THEY WANT TO USE THAT TO THEIR ADVANTAGE. CERTAINLY WILL BE A VERY SPIRITED, VERY SPIRITED, COMPETITIVE BUNCH. WHAT’S THE BEST WAY TO DEAL WITH THAT NATIONAL PRESSURE?>>I THINK FOR EVERY COUNTRY THAT IS PLAYING, CHECK IN YOUR EAGLE AT THE DOOR IS A SAYING THAT IS OVERUSED, BUT I THINK CANADA HAS THAT IT BETTER THAN ANYONE ELSE. THEY WON 2010 HOME ICE AND IN SOCHI. NO MATTER WHAT THE ROLE IS, THE DON’T COMPLAIN ABOUT THE ICE, THEY DON’T COMPLAIN ABOUT THE RIGHT-HAND SHOT, THEY ARE PLAYING THE LESS HYPER MIKE BABCOCK, THAT’S THE WAY IT GOES. THE TEAM THAT BUYS IN LIKE THAT AS EARLY AS POSSIBLE IS THE TEAM THAT CAN GAIN THE MOST AMOUNT OF MOVEMENT.>>LET’S TALK ABOUT TEAM USA COMING OF AMUSING THAT POINT. A TEAM THAT MAYBE IN THE PAST THROW ALL THE GOOD PLAYERS OUT THERE AND SEE WHAT HAPPENS. THEY PLAY A DIFFERENT APPROACH, THEY PLAY ON NHL ICE, WHAT HAS HE WAS A DONE SPECIFICALLY, BECAUSE LET’S FACE IT, THEY BUILT THE TEAM TO BEAT CANADA.>>– IT BENEFITS JOHN TORTORELLA AND TEAM USA, PLEASE PUT THIS TEAM TO BE REPRINTED, TO BE ABRASIVE, AND THE ONE LINE TO WATCH FOR TEAM USA, EVERY TIME I’VE WATCHED THEM IN THE PRESEASON, JUSTIN ABDELKADER, A GOOD MICHIGAN CAME CAN PRO, AND YOU GOT DAVID BACKUS, HE IS A GUY — HE FINISHES HIS CHECKS. WE SEE DUSTIN POPLIN ON THE RIGHT SIDE. THE BIGGEST, HEAVIEST LINE WE’VE SEEN IN THE TOURNAMENT. THEY SET THE TONE FOR TEAM USA.>>KNOW YOUR ROLES. THE WORLD CUP OF HOCKEY BEGINS ON ESPN SATURDAY. FROM TORONTO, BACK TO YOU.>>ALL RIGHT, THANK YOU VERY MUCH. SINCE 1976, THERE HAVE BEEN SEVEN CANADA CUPS. IT’S BEEN LOPSIDED IN CANADA’S FAVOR. THEY FINISH AS CHAMPIONS IN FIVE OF THE OFFENSE, WITH THE U.S. WINNING THE 1996 WORLD CUP AND THE SOVIET UNION WINNING THE 1981 CANADA CUP. ON MORE TO WHAT TO EXPECT IN THIS TOURNAMENT, LET’S GO OVER TO BRETT AND CHRIS. BRAD QUESTION MIGHT>>THANKS, ADNAN. LET’S GET THE STARTER. NUMBER ONE DRAFT PICK OVERALL, THE TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS. THE WHOLE WORLD IS WATCHING HIM, ESPECIALLY HOCKEY FANS IN THE CITY OF TORONTO.>>ALL EYES ARE ON HIM, LET’S SEE HOW HE HANDLES THE PRESSURE. I’M GOING TO HAVE TO GO WITH ONE OF MY FAVORITES, IF NOT MY FAVORITE PATRICK KANE. HE’S BEEN THEIR BEST PLAYER AS FAR AS I’M CONCERNED FOR THE PAST TWO OLYMPICS. WHAT A YEAR HE’S COMING OFF OF, AND BE THE YEAR, I’M LOOKING FOR BIG YEARS FROM PATRICK.>>I DON’T BLAME YOU. MY X FACTOR? RYAN KESLER, TEAM USA. STILL, STRONG, HARD-HITTING, GOES TO THE NET. A LOT OF FACE-OFFS, PENALTY KILL POWER PLAY.>>HE WAS ONE OF THE GREAT PLAYERS IN SOCHI UNTIL HE HURT HIS HAND. I’M GOING TO GO WITH COREY PERRY, HE IS A CLONE OF RYAN KESLER. HE’S ALWAYS IN THE MIX. THE OTHER NIGHT, HE WAS INTERFERING WITH THE GOALIE. HE’S ALWAYS INVOLVED IN THE PLACE. AND HE’S A LEADER FOR THIS TEAM.>>I AGREE. WHO WINS THE TOURNAMENT? I THINK THE FAVORITE IS CANADA. THEY CANNOT BE BEATEN. TOO DO FROM TOP TO BOTTOM. GREAT GOALTENDING, GREAT LEADERSHIP AND SIDNEY CROSBY. THEY ARE THE ONE TO BEAT.>>ON PAPER, I’VE GOT TO AGREE WITH YOU, HULLY. I’M GOING TO GO WITH TEAM USA. IT’S THEIR TURN, THEY BUILT THE TEAM TO PLAY CANADA. THEY HAVE BEEN ELIMINATED BY CANADA WHETHER IT’S IN THE SEMIFINALS OR FINALS.>>BOTH GAMES, TOO.>>I THINK THIS IS THEIR YEAR.>>IT IS A GOOD PICK. MY MVP? I GUESS HE’S GOT TO COME FROM CANADA. PATCHES PRESSURE ON. HE IS ON THE LINE WITH — DOES IT ALL. GREAT DEFENSIVELY, AND IS A BENEFACTOR OF CROSBY’S GREAT PLAYMAKING.>>THEY HAVE BEEN A GREAT LINE. I AM GOING TO GO WITH JONATHAN QUICK. IF HE’S GOING TO WIN, HE’S GOING TO BE THE REASON WHY. AGAIN, THEY’VE ONLY LOST BY ONE GOAL EACH GAME. THIS IS THE GAME THAT I HOPE JONATHAN QUICK CAN TAKE THEM TO WIN THE GOLD.>>GREAT PICKS. BACK TO YOU, ADNAN.>>MAN, THESE GUYS ARE GOOD. TOUCH TOUCHSCREENS, EXCELLET ANALYSIS. HOW ABOUT THE GREATEST FINNS OF So now we’re introducing
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in Ginger Apple.>>ALL RIGHT. A GREAT NIGHT IN TORONTO. EARLIER TONIGHT. THEN PILLAGE PREMIER PARTY, YOU SEE ALL OF THE PLAY IS BEING INTRODUCED, AND RON MacLEAN AND BARRY MELROSE ALONG WITH JAY BARUCHEL AS THE HOST, REALLY COOL ADVANCE. A TON OF FUN THERE. IT WAS ALMOST LIKE WE WERE THERE.>>EXACTLY.>>PANTHEON OF GREATNESS. THESE GUYS ARE THE PANTHEON OF GREATNESS AS IT COMES TO THE AMERICAN HOCKEY PLAYERS OF ALL-TIME. WE ARE GOING TO GO TO EACH TEAM. THE FANS WILL VOCALLY BE GREATEST IS IN A PANEL OF ESPN EXPERTS WILL VOTE ON THE OTHER THREE. THE MOUNT RUSHMORE OF HOCKEY, SO TO SPEAK. FINLAND, FIRST OFF. PANTHEON OF RACIST NOMINEES. NUMBER ONE WAS VOIDED BY THE FANS, AND A PANEL OF ESPN EXPERTS ALONG WITH ONLINE VOIDED AND. IT’S GOT TO BE THIS GUY. TEEMU SELANNE AS A ROOKIE IN ‘ ’92-’93, NOT AS MUCH AS MY MAN, BRETT HULL, AND HE WAS A STANLEY CUP WINNER WITH ANAHEIM. HOW ABOUT SAKU KOIVU? HE CAME BACK AFTER BATTLING CANCER TO WIN THE MESTON TROPHY FOR PERSEVERANCE AND DEDICATION. SERVE TO TEN SEASONS FOR THE LONGEST IN FRANCHISE HISTORY. KEMPEN UNION, HE PLAY 16 SEASONS WITH WINNIPEG/PHOENIX. A THREE-TIME OLYMPIC MEDALIST. THIS IS YUMMY — 601 GOALS, 19 NHL’S ALL-TIME LIST. HE WAS OFF WORK OF TIME 50 GOALSCORER WITH A CAREER-BEST 71 THANKED IN 1984-’85. THE PANTHEON OF GREATNESS, THIS IS A CARTOON/>>THE MIDLER…>>[LAUGHS] CHRIS, WHAT DO YOU THINK?>>ALL DESERVING, BUT I DIDN’T HAVE IT IN THAT ORDER.>>ARE YOU TELLING ME THAT YOU PICKED ALL FOUR OF THOSE GUYS?>>I DIDN’T. I SAID I DID NOT.>>THEY ARE ALL FINE, BUT I DON’T CARE WHO YOU TAKE THE LIST EXCEPT FOR KURI AND SELANE, ONE OF THE GREATEST SUPER PEST IN THE HISTORY OF THE GAME. FIVE. COUNT THEM.>>HE WAS AN ABRASIVE PLAYER, THE KIND OF PLAYER IN THE LOCKER ROOM WHEN YOU WANT TO PUNCH IN THE FACE WHEN YOU SEE HIM.>>EVEN WHEN HE’S ON YOUR TEAM. [LAUGHS]>>ARE ANNOYING. FOUR, I HAD KOIVU WITH WHAT HE HAD TO GO THROUGH WITH THE CANCER.>>WELLS, BREAD, MISSING –>>ONE OF THE BETTER DEFENSIVE PLAYERS, HE WON TWO SELKIES AND A STANLEY CUP WITH ME IN DALLAS.>>HE IS THE KIND OF GUY YOU HATE HIM IF HE’S ON YOUR TEAM. THE CZECH REPUBLIC WILL BE BREAKING DOWN ON SATURDAY. WE WILL BE HERE WITH CHRIS AND BRENT TALKING ABOUT ONE OF THE BRAVES PLAYERS WHEN IT COMES TO CZECH HOCKEY. DOMINIC — OUR FINAL THOUGHTS TO THE “THE WORLD CUP OF HOCKEY” KICKOFF SHOW AS WE GIVE YOU NOT ONLY OUR PREDICTIONS, Boy, we’re shipping a ton of
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