2010 Olympic Hockey: U.S. vs Canada Rematch Is a Date with Destiny

February 25th, 2010 by Matthew Hogan Leave a reply »

Just four teams remain in the Winter Olympics’ men’s hockey tournament, but all eyes are focused on the United States and Canada.

After the two teams met for a monumental preliminary round matchup that few people will forget, a meeting in the gold medal game is now a very good possibility.

Team USA will take on Finland tomorrow at 12 p.m. EST. in the first semifinal game—both teams shut out their opponents 2-0 in their quarterfinal games.

Canada will be going up against a highly underrated Slovakian squad. Canada blew past Russia 7-3 in their quarterfinal matchup, while Slovakia knocked off the defending champs, Sweden, in their quarterfinal game.

The United States upset the heavy favorite, Canada, in the preliminary round with a 5-3 win that left many of the Canadian faithful scratching their heads.

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