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Canada Beats US for Women's Hockey Gold
More Heartbreak for US Hockey

More Heartbreak for US Hockey

Canadian women's team reclaims Olympic gold in 3-2 win over Americans

(Newser) - Canada’s Captain Clutch, Marie-Philip Poulin, delivered at the Olympics again. Poulin scored twice, including her third gold-medal clinching goal, and Canada reclaimed its place atop the women's hockey world by capping its run through the Beijing Games with a 3-2 win over the defending champion United States on...

With Shocking Upset, US Is Out of Men's Hockey

Team blanked in quarterfinal shootout with Slovakia, losing 3-2

(Newser) - Minutes after failing to score in the shootout as the Americans' last chance to stay alive at the Olympics, captain Andy Miele took off his gloves to wipe the tears coming out of his eyes. "I'm just sad it's over," he said, per the AP . With...

Dead Teen Hockey Player's Friend Petitions for New Rule

Skater wants neck guards to be required

(Newser) - A high school student who lost his friend doesn’t want anyone else to go through that. When 16-year-old high school sophomore Teddy Balkind suffered a fatal injury during a hockey game in Connecticut a week ago, he wasn’t wearing a neck guard. At first, authorities said Teddy had...

After Forfeited Games, Int'l. Hockey Tourney Ends Early

Remainder of world juniors in Canada has been called off amid fears of a COVID outbreak

(Newser) - Update: The remainder of the world junior hockey championship in Canada has been canceled over fears of a COVID-19 outbreak. The International Ice Hockey Federation made the announcement Wednesday on the recommendation of medical officials, per the AP . Citing the spread of the omicron variant, the IIHF canceled the rest...

'Miracle on Ice' Player Found Unfit to Stand Trial

Mark Pavelich's family blames NHL head injuries

(Newser) - Mark Pavelich, a member of the 1980 "Miracle on Ice" US hockey team, attacked a neighbor after a fishing trip in August, authorities say—but he will not be standing trial for the assault any time soon. At a court hearing in Minnesota on Monday, Judge Michael Cuzzo suspended...

US Wins First Hockey Gold in 20 Years

USA women beat Canada in tiebreaker shootout

(Newser) - The United States has beaten Canada in a shootout to win their first Olympic gold since 1998 in women's hockey. Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson scored in the first extra round of the first shootout tiebreaker in Olympic women's hockey history on Thursday to give the United States the gold medal...

Well, USA Men's Hockey Just Lost to Slovenia

And the internet raises a collective eyebrow

(Newser) - Deadspin's headline says it all: "USA Men's Hockey Loses To Slovenia. Slovenia!" Five practices were supposed to prepare the Americans for this, but the preparation wasn't enough to fend off the fatigue as the United States blew a two-goal lead and lost a 3-2...

Why US Women May Ditch Hockey World Championships

Ladies say they want a living wage to keep up with the guys

(Newser) - Meghan Duggan isn't even 30 and she's already won six world championships with the US women's hockey team—and yet she says her team can't get living-wage paychecks that would put them on par with male colleagues. "That's why our team is taking a...

USA Hockey Coach: Sit for the Anthem, Get Benched

Tortorella won't stand for not standing

(Newser) - John Tortorella says he sees coaching Team USA hockey as helping his country—and he will not tolerate players failing to stand for the anthem. "If any of my players sit on the bench for the national anthem, they will sit there the rest of the game," he...

IOC: Take 'We the People' Off US Goalie Mask

Constitution quote is 'propaganda,' Olympic bosses say

(Newser) - The goalie for the American women's hockey team has been told to remove a quote from the US Constitution from her helmet because it counts as "propaganda." The illustration of the document including the line "We the People" has been scrubbed from Jessie Vetter's helmet...

Robert Gibbs Settles Up, Dons Canada Jersey
 Robert Gibbs 
 Settles Up, 
 Dons Canada 
 Jersey 
ILL-ADVISED WAGERS

Robert Gibbs Settles Up, Dons Canada Jersey

Press secretary lost twice to Canadian counterpart over Olympic hockey

(Newser) - White House spokesman Robert Gibbs came to his daily on-camera briefing today wearing a red-and-white Canadian hockey jersey—the result of not one, but two losing bets on the US-Canadian rivalry at the recent Winter Olympics.

37 US Medals Set Record, Canada Scores Most Gold
37 US Medals Set Record, Canada Scores Most Gold
Vancouver Olympics

37 US Medals Set Record, Canada Scores Most Gold

Epic hockey game ends with unprecedented haul for each country

(Newser) - The US and Canada each set Winter Olympic medal records yesterday, after a men’s hockey final that’s already being talked about as one of the greatest games of all time. Canada came away with 14 gold medals, the most any country has ever won in the winter games,...

Canada Wins, Gets US for Hockey Gold
 Canada Wins, 
 Gets US for 
 Hockey Gold 


VANCOUVER OLYMPICS

Canada Wins, Gets US for Hockey Gold

Home team tops Slovakia, earns rematch with Americans

(Newser) - The Canadian men’s hockey team will play for the gold medal the host nation most desperately wants from the Vancouver Olympics, earning a rematch with the US by fending off a third-period charge from Slovakia tonight in a 3-2 victory. The Canadians lost, 5-3 to the Americans last Sunday;...

US Goalies Ordered to Ditch Helmet Slogans
 US Goalies Ordered 
 to Ditch Helmet 
 Slogans 
VANCOUVER OLYMPICS

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...

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