Olympic Hockey: Anticipation Peaks With Huge Games On ‘Super Sunday’

February 21st, 2010 by Kamal Panesar Leave a reply »
Can you feel it? Can you taste it? That palpable anticipation and excitement that is building in Vancouver and is echoing across the hockey world?

It’s growing. And with each minute that passes the anticipation will continue to build on one of the biggest, most important days in international hockey history.

With five hours before the puck drops on what is being called "Super Sunday" at the Vancouver Olympics, the six top hockey powers in the world prepare to clash in three separate games.

Today's games are sure to provide some of the best and most exciting hockey in recent memory as there is no shortage of dramatic and interesting storylines.

The warm-up match will see Russia taking on the Czech Republic, surprisingly sitting in first place in the Group B pool, in a game that will pit the reeling Russians against the surging Czechs.

The Russians, fresh off of their stunning defeat at the hands of the surprising Slovakians and with four points overall, will look to redeem themselves by defeating the streaking Czechs.

A regulation win by Russia will allow them to win their pool, with seven points, one more than the ...

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