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    2014 Winter Olympics Official Hockey Thread

    2-2 Austria and Finland. Upset?

    Game times -

    Russia - Slovenia, 7:30 AM EST

    Slovakia - USA, 7:30 AM EST

    Canada - Norway, 12 PM EST


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    Tuukka's palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy
    There's Suomi on his sweater but he ain't ready
    He's nervous, but on the surface he looks scared and ready to drop bombs,
    But he keeps on forgetting to get the pads down
    The whole crowd goes so loud
    He opens his pads, and the pucks won't stay ouy
    He's choking how, everybody's joking now

    Aw man, Fin scored.

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    SOB Fin scored again! I'm bad luck, good night guys the real games are on in a couple of hours. Austria nobodies. >.<

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    http://espn.go.com/olympics/winter/2...racle-ice-loss

    Vladislav Tretiak: Respect now there

    SOCHI, Russia -- Vladislav Tretiak initially deflected a question as if he was making a kick save to keep a puck out of his net.

    Moments later, perhaps after pondering his response, the Hall of Fame goaltender and Russian legend acknowledged a lot was learned when the U.S. hockey team beat the Soviets in the "Miracle on Ice" game at the Lake Placid Olympics in 1980.

    "It was a good lesson that the Americans taught us," Tretiak told reporters packed into a 530-seat hall Tuesday. "You have to respect your competitors and only after the game can you tell what you think about them.

    "We did not have respect for the competitors at that time, but we don't have that during this Olympics," added Tretiak, who helped light the cauldron to open the Sochi Games.

    The three-time gold medalist was benched after giving up two goals in the first period in what is widely regarded as the greatest upset in Olympic history.

    How long did it take him to get over the 4-3 loss?

    "Let me tell you this -- in '84 we managed to rectify our mistakes," Tretiak said. "We got our gold. It took us four years to grab the gold, but we have to give it to the U.S. team.

    "In 1980, it was a miracle. And in fact, it made it possible for ice hockey to develop so fast in the United States."

    USA Hockey executive Jim Johannson agreed, saying: "It captured the nation."

    Johannson said USA Hockey employed about six or seven people 34 years ago and now the grass-roots organization pays nearly 100 people to help develop players who potentially will represent the country at the Olympics.

    One of those players is 29-year-old Ryan Suter, who is from Madison, Wis.

    He left home for two seasons to play for the USA Hockey national team development program in Ann Arbor, Mich., played one year at Wisconsin and has become one of the NHL's best on the blue line for the Minnesota Wild.

    Suter's father, Bob, helped the Americans upset the Soviet Union and beat Finland to win their second and last Olympic gold medal in 1980.

    "My dad didn't talk about it that much growing up," he said. "I heard more through my friends and teachers telling me where they were when that happened."

    No one on the U.S. team was born by Feb. 22, 1980, when the famous game was played.

    The Americans will likely be asked about that game a lot in the coming days because they will face Russians, who are like rock stars, at the Sochi Games, on Saturday.

    Tretiak, though, seems to be trying to play down the highly anticipated matchup as the president of the Ice Hockey Federation of Russia.

    "It doesn't matter who plays against us," Tretiak said. "We are going to approach it as a final."

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    I'll keep track of every bodies record on the 1st post who participates.

    My picks for today's games

    Austria over Finland
    Russia over Slovenia
    Slovakia over USA
    Canada over Norway

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    Omfg 5-2 Finland wtf Austria you guys were battling im going to bed screw this

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    Better to go to bed than try your hand at rapping again lol! I can't believe Russia's only up 1 on Slovenia near the end of the 2nd here. Slovenia started to take the game to them here at certain points.

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    I lol'd at the Slovakia over U.S. prediction.
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    And there's no shame in banging fat chicks. They're normally down to do anything and theyll build your confidence. Even Mike trout had to tear up the minors before he got called up to the show.

    EDIT: do not use tinder to tear up minors, you will go to jail.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RedWings13:27968413
    I lol'd at the Slovakia over U.S. prediction.

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    Question -

    Is there anyone that thinks a team aside from USA/CAN/RUS/SWE stands a legit chance at gold?





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    Quote Originally Posted by turnaround3 View Post
    Question -

    Is there anyone that thinks a team aside from USA/CAN/RUS/SWE stands a legit chance at gold?
    Finland is they got unreal goaltending could have an outside chance, but I'd consider that a major longshot. Not sure that qualifies as "legit chance."

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    Quote Originally Posted by turnaround3 View Post
    Question -

    Is there anyone that thinks a team aside from USA/CAN/RUS/SWE stands a legit chance at gold?
    If so, they must live in Colorado or Washington.


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    2014 Winter Olympics Official Hockey Thread

    Norway playing an ugly Canada team to a 0-0 first period.
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    USA put on a clinic this morning, I wish I saw it.

    I believe they play Russia at 3 am and I will be up for that, it will be a great game.
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    Datsyuk just looks like he's in pain when he skates. It's obvious he's playing at like 65-70%.
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