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Slovakians Close But No Cigar: Canada-USA Play for Olympic Hockey Gold

February 27th, 2010
  The day after the Canadian women's hockey team got in trouble for smoking cigars and drinking champagne and beer on the ice, the men had a close call at the end of their game against Slovakia. Newspapers across Canada carried pictures of the national women's hockey team celebrating its 2-0 win over the United ...

World Juniors: Canada Beats Switzerland, Ready for Rematch with USA

January 3rd, 2010
  Team Canada ended the Cinderella story for Switzerland in Saskatoon, beating them 6 to 1 in front of over 15,000 hockey fans.       The Swiss upset the heavily favoured team from Russia to get into the semi-finals. Canada is favoured to win gold in the 2010 IIHF tournament but the USA ...

Crosby Leads Canada’s Olympic Hockey Team

December 30th, 2009
Sidney Crosby, one of the best hockey players in history, will lead Canada's Olympic hockey team this year. He led the Pittsburgh Penguins to the Stanley Cup last season in the NHL. His teammate, Marc Andre-Fleury, will share goal with two other greats: Martin Brodeur and Robert Luongo. Crosby will be ...