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Should There Be a Mercy Rule in International Hockey? 4

Should There Be a Mercy Rule in International Hockey?

One thing Canada’s always been on the fortunate side of has been the blow out games. After the womens team beat Slovakia 18-0, the debate on whether or not there should be a mercy rule was brought up again. We watch the womens team dominate most countries except the US, we spent our Christmas and New Years watching the Canadian World Junior team slaughter teams, and even in the mens opener against Norway, Canada stomped them 8-0. So that raises the question, do we need a mercy rule? What is winning a game by 18 goals doing? I for one,...

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