Funny power rankings

Discussion in 'International Tournaments' started by Matti_A, May 8, 2006.

  1. Matti_A

    Matti_A Registered User

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    Go check them out at iihwc.net:Power rankings

    I think the short comment's for every nation are hilarious, for example.
    Slovakia:
    Shocking fact: all their other medals were won with the help of Satan :biglaugh:

    They are updated daily I believe.
     
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    Two straight wins: will Coach Krikunov give the boys a day off for shopping?


    Finland

    Number two--now this is more our style



    Haha, they are hillarious, I saw them before when they had a few good ones also.
     
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    :biglaugh: That was great. :biglaugh:
     
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    Haha, these are awesome. Nice to see some humor on such an official site.
     
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    The Czech one is great.

    "Whoever scouted Slovenia had a few too many Pilsners". ;)
     
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    Funny stuff, but pretty shocking that the IIHF would publish that. Some of the stuff will fly, but the direct slams on countries is pretty out-of-line (i.e. "As a hockey country, Norway has some great cheerleaders"). For an organization that is supposed to be promoting the game of hockey all over the world, I wouldn't expect them to take direct slams at hockey countries.
     
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    Dude, it's definitely not a slam on Norway if you saw the Canada-Norway, those were some nice looking girls in the crowd. :D
     
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    I laughed for a while at Latvia's. "As hosts, it was very polite to let the Finns score 5 times." :biglaugh: :biglaugh:
     
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    They have been doing this "Power Ranking" update every couple of days for each of the past 5 years now...and there have been some classics.

    Jeesh I wish North Americans paid more attention to international hockey....

    Hockey does not begin and end with the NHL.
     
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    So true.

    NHL may be the top of the hockey pyramid but hockey is more than the NHL.
     
  11. Shane

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    Haha. These ones are my favourites:

    USA:
    Craig Anderson makes Jason Bacashihua into Jason Backup-shihua

    Italy:
    Remember in Gladiator when the whole arena gives the thumbs-down?
     
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    Yeah I agree. For me the NHL aren't hockey. NHL is the NHL and nothing will ever come close to it, I am not familiar enough with the rest of the leagues (NFL?) to comment if the NHL po's are the toughest in sports. But the Stanley Cup is defenitly a institute right up there with the absolute classics in other sports, like World Cup in Soccer ect.

    But for example I think the CHL, Memorial Cup right, seems to be a really underrated tournament. From what I saw in some short clips around the Crosby circus last year there seemed to be some very exciting hockey played there.

    I also love the hockey played in the WJC. Very entertaining.

    Now the WCH, I also love the WCH, but in a diffrent way. The WCH is more show, but once you get to feel the atmosphere during a WCH you fall in love with it. I've been at 4 WCH and there is always a tremendous atmosphere. Everyone drinks a ton of beer and there are natrual carnivals with half drunk hockey fans flooding the streets. Can you imagine a better vacation then Prague in May, the culture, the beer, the resturants and a chance to see some great players at the same time. I love it.
     
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    Canada: The beaver is the tournament mascot, and the beaver is Canada's national animal: hail the Mighty Beaver!

    USA: World Championship fever sweeps the United States as Americans try to find Latvia on the map

    Slovakia: Winning all the Preliminary Round games in Turin was a lot sexier
     
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    Power Rankingas are updated:
    http://live82.ihwc.net/english/article/ranking/

    :biglaugh:
     
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    Norway:

    With polar bears on our jerseys, how do we keep losing?

    ROTFL :biglaugh:
     
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    :biglaugh: good stuff!

    "American media focuses on Britney Spears pregnancy to distract attention from loss to Finland"
     
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    Not so funny as last time ;)
     
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    "Italy offers Tony Iob to Vancouver for Todd Bertuzzi"
    :biglaugh:
     
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    It's all about the finesse of Hal Gill and the veteran presence of Phil Kessel

    :clap::clap::clap::clap:

    :lol:
     
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    My favourite: Denmark - the world's greatest Danish speaking hockey nation. Mean, very mean.
     
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    Sweden: So what was the point of losing to Slovakia this time?

    :biglaugh:
     
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    Haha. I would get offended if I was Todd, that Tony guy is a total nutcase.

     

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