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Donald Beckett
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Canada
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Posted - 10/11/2006 :  09:52:35  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I was reading on Sprtsnet that Peter Forsberg declined to shoot fourth and potentially win the game for his team in the shootout. This sounds crazy to me, a team captain not wanting to shoot for the win. Not only the captain but the best player on the team?

Can anyone confirm this?

Ripley
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USA
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Posted - 10/11/2006 :  17:58:59  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I heard that too around the water cooler. I can't imagine why though He's one of the craftiest guys in the league. Maybe he feels there is better candidates on the team?

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bablaboushka
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Canada
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Posted - 10/12/2006 :  11:04:53  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I heard about this too and I heard along with it that apparently that's how strongly he feels about shootouts deciding games. I'm not sure if he participated in them last year, but I heard that he is against the shootout and that's why he made this move. Now I don't know if it's very Captain-like to put your feelings ahead of your team's success, but I'm not in his shoes.

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