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Canada Works OT for Gold

Sidney Crosby's goal at 7:40 of extra period sews up gold medal

(Newser) - This was best possible way for Canada to end the Olympics. Sidney Crosby, shut down most of the tournament, wristed a shot past Ryan Miller 7:40 into overtime after Team USA tied the score with 24.4 seconds left in regulation, and Canada survived a tense, taut game to... More »

Prankster Dupes MSNBC as Fake USA Goalie

Posing as Ryan Miller, he guarantees a gold medal on air

(Newser) - A prankster posing as Team USA hockey goalie Ryan Miller got on the air yesterday on MSNBC and guaranteed a win tomorrow against Canada. The network's Willie Geist had to come back hours later to apologize and speak to the real Ryan Miller. The hoax follows another this week on... More »

USA Beats Swiss, Reaches Hockey Semis

A win Friday puts them in the gold medal game

(Newser) - Zach Parise scored twice in the third period, and the US men's hockey team reached the Olympic semifinals with a tense 2-0 victory over Switzerland today. The Americans (4-0) got everything and more from the upstart Swiss, who hoped to advance despite being the lowest-ranked team in the tournament. USA... More »

Team USA Frosts Canada, 5-3

Americans stun hosts, clinch quarterfinal berth

(Newser) - The United States pulled off its biggest Olympic hockey upset since the Miracle on Ice tonight, stunning Canada, 5-3, to advance to the quarterfinals of an already mixed-up tournament. Brian Rafalski scored two goals and set up another, and Ryan Miller held off a flurry of shots to lead the... More »

USA Hockey Team Wins Opener

Young squad easily handles Switzerland, 3-1

(Newser) - The US kids were all right. The youngest collection of American hockey players since the NHL began supplying the talent for the 1998 Nagano Games opened this tournament with a workmanlike 3-1 victory over Switzerland today. Bobby Ryan scored late in the first period, and David Backes and Ryan Malone... More »

US Goalies Ordered to Ditch Helmet Slogans

'Miller Time,' 'Support Our Troops' violate IOC rules

(Newser) - Olympic officials have ordered USA Hockey's goalies to get rid of slogans on their helmets before the team's first game in Vancouver. Ryan Miller has been told to cover up or remove the "Miller Time" slogan on his headgear and fellow netminder Jonathan Quick must ditch his "Support... More »

Rangers Stay Hot, Beat Buffalo

Gomez nets winner in shootout as NY now has points in 13 straight games

(Newser) - New York's Scott Gomez hasn't been used often by Tom Renney in the shootout this season, but he rewarded his coach's gamble tonight with the winning attempt over Ryan Miller's right pad in a 3-2 victory at Buffalo. The Rangers, in completing a sweep of the Sabres for the first... More »

Wings End Four-Game Skid

Hasek, Detroit best Buffalo, 4-2

(Newser) - Detroit put an end to their four-game losing streak tonight with a win over the Buffalo Sabres, 4-2. Dominik Hasek got the start and the win in goal for the Red Wings, only his second appearance since returning from a hip injury that sidelined him for nearly three weeks. The... More »

Flyers Win, Snap 10-game Slide

Philadelphia earns 4-3 victory over Buffalo in shootout

(Newser) - It wasn’t pretty, but the Philadelphia Flyers’ 10-game losing streak has finally ended. Daneil Briere beat his former teammate Ryan Miller in the shootout to give Philadelphia a 4-3 victory over the Buffalo Sabres; with the win the Flyers avoided setting a record for most consecutive losses. Jason Pominville... More »

Rangers' Quick Start Halts Sabres' Streak

Buffalo goalie Miller pulled in first regulation loss in February

(Newser) - The Rangers had a rare midseason five-day layoff, and apparently the rest helped, as Sean Avery scored 10 seconds into the game, setting the tone for the first period of a 5-1 win over Buffalo, writes the Associated Press. Ryan Miller, who looked very shaky on two straight goals, was... More »

Sabres Finally Outshoot Devils

Devils drop one against Buffalo, 3-2, as Stafford, Tallinder tally

(Newser) - The most recent Buffalo-New Jersey game was the fourth straight to end in a shootout; for a change, though, the Sabres won. Drew Stafford and Henrik Tallinder both hit net against Devils goalie Martin Brodeur, and Buffalo's Ryan Miller was able to halt Brian Gionta's wrister for the win—the... More »

Hossa, Thrashers Stop Sabres

Buffalo's losing streak reaches six games

(Newser) - Marian Hossa scored twice and Johan Hedberg made 37 saves, winning his second straight start as Atlanta beat Buffalo, 5-2 today, reports the Journal-Constitution. Rookie Colin Stuart, recently called up from the minor leagues, added a goal and a lot of energy to the Thrashers' top line while helping extend... More »

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