Are Canada's world junior expectations too high?

Team Canada celebrates defeating the U.S. in their preliminary round game during the World Junior...

Team Canada celebrates defeating the U.S. in their preliminary round game during the World Junior Hockey Championship in Ufa, Russia, on Dec. 30, 2012. (Mark Blinch/Reuters)

TERRY KOSHAN, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 11:42 AM ET

UFA, RUSSIA - Gold or nothing.

How about simply getting rid of that mantra, that attitude, for good?

Canada defenceman Dougie Hamilton wouldn't mind if that happened.

"I think it's a bad thing, to be honest," Hamilton said on Friday after Canada's final practice at the 2013 world junior championship.


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