Sunday, February 21, 2010

PostHeaderIcon U.S., Canada set to renew hockey rivalry

The big men's hockey game between Team Canada and USA is currently underway. It is available in the States on MSNBC. Here's a preview of the big match via CBC Sports.
Sunday's Olympic men's hockey matchup between Canada and the United States is not the end of the world - not quite.

The loser will not be eliminated but will have to play an extra game to reach the quarterfinals. As this tournament has demonstrated, the more games a team plays, the more chances that something unexpected will happen.

Then there are the cultural implications of the Canada-United States game.

"This is going to be unbelievable," United States Coach Ron Wilson said. "It's going to be on every TV in Canada and a good number in America. Anyone who is a hockey fan will be watching.

"It's going to be a great day for hockey." (....continue reading....)


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