Olympic Hockey: Five Reasons Why Canada Will Beat the United States

February 19th, 2010 by Matthew Hogan Leave a reply »
I like starting each of my articles with a small observation I’ve picked up while watching the Olympics. Today’s observation will focus on women’s hockey. I would rather watch the pee-wee hockey “game” in between periods at Madison Square Garden than watch a women’s Olympic hockey game. At least the little “pee-wees” are kind of adorable when they are falling all over the place and not scoring. I am not being sexist, but it was torture watching a little bit of the Chinese women’s team take on Russia. Slow skating, no hitting, and not one slap shot from either team—it was like watching the New York Islanders (burn). Again, maybe it’s just me. But if you happen to catch a women’s hockey game, try watching it for five minutes without getting annoyed—bet you can’t do it. But let’s get back to the real hockey. After watching both the Canadian and U.S. men’s hockey team play today, I think it’s safe to say that Team U.S.A. is in way over its head. Don’t believe me? Well here are five reasons why the United States doesn’t stand a chance on Sunday. Begin Slideshow


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