Sunday, February 23, 2014
Canada defeated Sweden 3-0 to win gold at the Sochi Olympics, becoming the first country to win back-to-back gold medals since the Soviet Union in the 1980s, and have now won three of the last four golds in Olympic hockey.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Just like in Vancouver both teams have taken drastically different paths to their showdown. So who has the edge? Let's break it down.
Monday, February 17, 2014
Canada has yet to lose a game heading into the elimination portion of the tournament, but the problem is they aren't beating teams by enough and haven't looked as dominant as they should. Canada looked sloppy early against Norway, and only managed to win 3-1; they pummeled Austria 6-0, soothing the nation's collective nerves somewhat, but then barely eked out a 2-1 overtime win against a stifling Finnish team.
Saturday, February 8, 2014
But there is more to these games than just Russian national pride and/or Canadian interloper heartbreaking. There are plenty of players with things to prove or compelling storylines of their own.
Here are some of the interesting players to follow during this year's Olympics.