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If AFL grand final experience wins titles, the Western Bulldogs may need to look to next year.Rarely would there have been a bigger disparity in experience of the codes biggest game than in the 2016 showpiece as the Western Bulldogs attempt to secure a fairytale premiership against Sydney on Saturday.The Bulldogs side that vanquished GWS Giants in Saturdays epic preliminary final in Sydney didnt contain a single player with first-hand AFL grand final knowledge.Indeed, the only Bulldog with experience of a season decider is former dual Hawthorn premiership player Matt Suckling, who missed Saturdays match and could be in doubt for the grand final.For all the talk about Sydneys host of first-year players and how the team has changed enormously since the 2014 grand final loss to Hawthorn, the Swans have no shortage of men who haver attended the big dance.The side that took the field for Fridays preliminary final against Geelong included 12 players with grand final experience, with seven of them having played more than one.Lance Franklin will play his fifth grand final, having appeared in three for Hawthorn and one for Sydney against his former club.The Swans could potentially name 14 to 15 players with AFL grand final know how, depending on potential team changes for next weekend.Sydneys most experienced player and co-captain Jarrad McVeigh, who played in the 2006, 2012 and 2014 season deciders, will come back in if he overcomes the calf issue which kept him out of last Fridays game.Veteran and 2012 premiership player Ted Richards could have some chance of a fairytale final game in Swans colours, if fellow key defender Aliir Aliir doesnt recover from a knee injury.The popular 33-year-old back, the clubs oldest player, hasnt had a chance to add to his tally of 261 games since the round 17 loss to Hawthorn.If he doesnt make the cut against a Bulldogs side not exactly stacked with tall forwards, then younger brother Xavier could carry the grand final torch for the Richards family, after breaking in to the side as a forward in the latter part of the season.Sydneys emergencies for last Fridays game included Harry Cunningham, yet another player with experience of an MCG end of season showdown.One Swan without grand experience who coach John Longmire hopes to have the option of playing next week is brilliant first-year defender and Rising Star winner Callum Mills, who has missed their last two finals with a hamstring injury.GRAND FINAL EXPERIENCE DISPARITY*Players with grand final experience likely to be considered for the 2016 game: Sydney - between 12 and 14, Western Bulldogs - one*Players with multiple grand final experience likely to be considered: Sydney - six to nine, Bulldogs - one.*Players with most grand final experience: 4 - Lance Franklin (three with Hawthorn, one with Sydney), 3 - Matt Suckling (all with Hawthorn), Jarrad McVeigh, (all with Sydney), Ted Richards (all with Sydney)*Players with most grand final wins: 2 - Franklin (both with Hawthorn), Suckling (both with Hawthorn ). Mens Nike Free Rn Flyknit . No. 13-seeded John Isner and No. 21 Philipp Kohlschreiber were among six players who dropped out of the tournament on Tuesday, joining No. 12 seed Tommy Haas and two other players who withdrew on Monday. Saucony Clearance Outlet . Tomas Berdych and Radek Stepanek defeated Nenad Zimonjic and Ilija Bozoljac 6-2, 6-4, 7-6 (4) on the indoor hard-court at Belgrade Arena. The victory improved the Czech pairs impressive cup doubles record to 14-1. http://www.iviloan.com/ . According to a report from the Winnipeg Free Press, the Bombers will name Acting GM Kyle Walters to the post full time. Nike Rn Distance 2 Womens . -- Timbers coach Caleb Porter didnt stray from his business-like approach to the season even after Portland downed the two-time defending league champion Los Angeles Galaxy to gain crucial playoff position. Mens/Womens BAIT x Saucony Grid 9000 Viridian Burner Black/Red/Viridian Green . Miikka Kiprusoff had just announced his retirement after a decade-long run in Calgary and it would be up to Berra and Ramo to fill the void. CHICAGO -- Marian Hossa scored at 4:31 of overtime, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Dallas Stars 4-3 on Sunday night for their sixth consecutive victory.Jonathan Toews had a goal and two assists and NHL MVP Patrick Kane scored for the third time in four games, helping the Blackhawks sweep the home-and-home set with the Stars. Kane had a goal and an assist in Saturday nights 3-2 victory in Dallas.The Stars had a power-play opportunity in overtime, but Scott Darling made a great kick save on Patrick Eaves to help kill it. Hossa then drove one by Kari Lehtonen for his sixth of the season.Darling, subbing for red-hot starter Corey Crawford, made 32 stops as the Blackhawks improved to 7-1-1 at home. Artem Anisimov also scored for Chicago.Gemel Smith scored his first two NHL goals for Dallas, and Tyler Seguin also scored in the opener of a five-game road trip.Lehtonen finished with 29 stops.OILERS 2, RED WINGS 1DETROIT -- Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored a go-ahead goal late in the second period on an assist from Connor McDavid, giving Edmonton a win over Detroit.Edmontons Jonas Gustavsson made 22 saves and Tyler Pitlick scored a tying goal for the Oilers late in the first period.The Pacific Division-leading Oilers have won two straight, playing their first set of back-to-back games this season, after losing three in a row.Justin Abdelkader put the Red Wings up 1-0 midway through the first period on a power play, and Jimmy Howard made 26 saves.Detroit has lost five straight after winning six consecutive games.RANGERS 5, JETS 2NEW YORK -- J.T. Miller, Jesper Fast and Pavel Buchnevich scored 4:04 apart late in the second period to lead New York over Winnipeg for its fifth straight victory.Kevin Hayes and Mats Zuccarello also scorred, Kevin Klein and Brandon Pirri had two assists and Henrik Lundqvist stopped 24 shots as New York won for the eighth time in nine games.dddddddddddd. The Rangers, who lead the NHL with 55 goals and 4.23 per game, have scored at least five in each game of their winning streak.Patrik Laine and Mark Scheifele scored for Winnipeg, which has lost four of its last five (1-3-1). Connor Hellebuyck started and gave up four goals on 16 shots before he was replaced late in the second period by Michael Hutchinson, who finished with one save.BLUES 5, AVALANCHE 1ST. LOUIS -- Robby Fabbri and Jori Lehtera each scored in the first 3:35 and St. Louis beat Colorado.St. Louis entered with 26 goals in 12 games this season and hadnt scored more than two goals in any of its past six games.The Blues have won 10 of their last 12 games against Colorado dating to April 2011. Jake Allen stopped 22 shots for St. Louis.Matt Duchene got his sixth goal for Colorado. Semyon Varlamov stopped 20 of 25 shots, and Calvin Pickard had three saves in the third period for the Avs.DEVILS 4, HURRICANES 1RALEIGH, N.C. -- Michael Cammalleri got his first three goals of the season, lifting New Jersey over Carolina for its first road victory.Cammalleri scored twice in the second period and again midway through the third for his sixth career hat trick. Captain Andy Greene scored into an empty net for New Jersey.The Devils improve to 1-3-2 away from home. Keith Kinkaid got his first win of the season behind 33 saves.Carolinas Andrej Nestrasil scored with 6:59 left in the third period. Eddie Lack stopped 17 shots in his first home start. Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale NFL Jerseys Jerseys From China Wholesale NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys ' ' '

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