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    Default Men's Olympic hockey schedule

    Preliminary round:

    WED FEB 12, 2014

    CZECH REPUBLIC - SWEDEN 10:00 AM
    LATVIA - SWITZERLAND 10:00 AM

    THU FEB 13, 2014

    FINLAND - AUSTRIA 1:00 AM
    RUSSIA - SLOVENIA 5:30 AM
    SLOVAKIA - UNITED STATES 5:30 AM
    CANADA - NORWAY 10:00 AM

    FRI FEB 14, 2014

    CZECH REPUBLIC - LATVIA 1:00 AM
    SWEDEN - SWITZERLAND 5:30 AM
    CANADA - AUSTRIA 10:00 AM
    NORWAY - FINLAND 10:00 AM

    SAT FEB 15, 2014

    SLOVAKIA - SLOVENIA 1:00 AM
    UNITED STATES - RUSSIA 5:30 AM
    SWITZERLAND - CZECH REPUBLIC 10:00 AM
    SWEDEN - LATVIA 10:00 AM

    SUN FEB 16, 2014

    AUSTRIA - NORWAY 1:00 AM
    RUSSIA - SLOVAKIA 5:30 AM
    SLOVENIA - UNITED STATES 5:30 AM
    FINLAND - CANADA 10:00 AM

    TV coverage will be added as soon as either the CBC online/TV site gets its act together or on a daily basis through other means.
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    Oilers taking part in the Olympics are Ales Hemsky for the Czechs, Martin Marincin for Slovakia and Anton Belov for Russia.

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    Are you posting the time in Mountain Standard time? Or the time in Sochi?

    If for MST, you may want to double check your AMs/PMs. I believe on Thurs 13th, Canada is on at 10:00am. Unless you are referring to a re-broadcast of the game.

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    ^Sorry, I was copying from the NHL.com site and they have their schedule on EST. Not sure why I forgot to change 12 PM to 10 AM when I did so for the first 2 games.

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    This is the schedule that really matters:

    Wed Feb 19
    Quarter Finals (10 am MST)

    Fri Feb 21
    Semi Finals (5 am or 10 am MST)

    Sat Feb 22
    Bronze Medal game (8 am MST) - hopefully Team Canada will be resting for their next game...

    Sun Feb 23
    Gold Medal Game (5 am MST)

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    Both the Czech Republic/Sweden and Latvia/Switzerland games are live online at olympics.cbc.ca and Sportsnet One will show one of the games or maybe some of both.

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    Sweden beat the Czechs 4-2 on goals by Erik Karlsson (2), Patrik Berglund and Henrik Zetterberg. The Czechs got 2 quick goals by Marek Zidlicky and Jaromir Jagr but couldn't overcome the deficit. Henrik Lundqvist turned aside 27 of 29 shots while Jakub Kovar was pulled 51 seconds into the 2nd after giving up 3 goals on 10 shots. Alexander Salak mopped up, allowing 1 goal on 15 shots. Ales Hemsky played 6:58 and had 2 shots on goal.

    Switzerland edged Latvia 1-0 on a very late goal by Simon Moser with 8 seconds left in the 3rd period. Jonas Hiller got the shutout on a 21 save performance. Edgars Masalskis saved 38 of 39 shots.

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    Interesting that Hemsky was playing on the 4th line instead of Jagr
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    The Finland vs. Austria game is on Sportsnet West at 1:00 AM, Russia vs. Slovenia on CBC at 5:30 AM, Slovakia vs. United States on TSN at 5:30 AM and Canada vs. Norway on CBC at 10:00 AM.

    All of these games can also be seen online at olympics.cbc.ca.

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    Default 10 Ways Canada has already won The Olympics

    I'm having people over later to stare at their phones,if you want to drop by

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    Jamie Benn scores!

    2-0 Canada with 4 min. left in the 2nd period. Norway has been out shot 13-0 in the period. Keep up the good practice session Canada!

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    Finland scored twice in 8 seconds late in the first period to blow open the game and take it 8-4 over Austria. The Austrians actually led 1-0 and 2-1 at points before the Finns tied it and took the lead. Jarkko Immonen and Mikael Granlund led the Finns with 2 goal each while Petri Kontiola, Jussi Jokinen, Olli Maatta and Sami Lepisto had singles. Michael Grabner had a hat trick and Thomas Hundertpfund scored for the Austrians. Tuukka Rask got the win but only made 16 saves. Bernhard Starkbaum faced 52 shots in the loss.

    Russia got goals from 5 different scorers to knock off Slovenia 5-2. Alexander Ovechkin, Yevgeni Malkin, Ilya Kovalchuk, Valeri Nichushkin and Oilers' Anton Belov got the goals for Russia while Ziga Jeglic got 2 to keep the Slovenes in the game. Semyon Varlamov turned aside 12 shots for Russia while Robert Kristan made 30 saves for the Slovenia. Belov played 10:25, taking 2 shots on goal and was +1.

    The United States hammered Slovakia 7-1 led by Paul Stastny's 2 goals. John Carlson, Ryan Kesler, David Backes, Phil Kessel and Dustin Brown also netted goals for the Americans while Tomas Tatar got Slovakia's lone goal. Jonathan Quick had to make 22 saves while Jaroslav Halak got pulled after stopping 20 of 25 shots. Peter Budaj had 2 get by him on 8 shots. Martin Marincin played 14:53, had 3 shots on goal and was a miserable -4.

    Canada got by Norway 3-1 but dominated a good part of the game. Goals by Shea Weber, Jamie Benn and Drew Doughty paced the Canadians while Norway got their goal from former Oiler Patrick Thoresen. Carey Price made 19 saves while Lars Haugen kept the Norwegians in the game with 35 saves.

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    The Czech Republic - Latvia game is on TSN at 1 AM and joined in progress on CBC at 2 AM. Sweden and Switzerland is on TSN at 5:30 AM. Canada vs. Austria is on CBC while Norway vs. Finland is on Sportsnet West, both at 10:00 AM.

    All game are also online at olympics.cbc.ca.

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    I booked next Wednesday, Friday and Sunday off to watch men's hockey. Hard to find friends to watch the game with me at 10am on the weekdays.

    I guess I have to make new hockey friends at one of these places:
    EARLY OPENINGS
    The Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission has approved 27 requests from licence holders seeking early openings during the Olympics, with more applications under review. In some cases, licence holders operate out of more than one location.

    The commission is unable to provide the names of businesses, but it includes 13 operators in Calgary, five in Edmonton, two in Grande Prairie, two in Sherwood Park and one each in Leduc, Camrose, Red Deer, Lloydminster and Lethbridge. The days and hours at each vary, but most are centred around Team Canadian men’s hockey games.

    In Edmonton, Kelly’s Pub, the Central Social Hall, Schanks Sports Grill, and some Hudsons Canadian Tap Houses and Canadian Brew Houses will be in open. In Sherwood Park, the Average Joe’s Sports Bar and Canadian Brew House also are open.

    http://www.edmontonjournal.com/Beer+...369/story.html

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    ^
    Glad to see the AGLC is being responsive. Hopefully they can take that responsiveness and allow the temporary patios set up in a parking stall or stall in front of a business, too

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    Jeff Carter scored a natural hat trick as Canada shut out Austria 6-0 to move to 2-0 in Group B. Drew Doughty, Shea Weber and Ryan Getzlaf had singles while Roberto Luongo turned aside 23 shots for the shutout. Bernhard Starkbaum was pulled after 2 periods after giving up all 6 goals on 31 shots. Mathias Lange was perfect in his 20 minutes, facing 15 shots.

    Jakub Voracek snapped a 2-2 tie and helped send the Czech Republic to a 4-2 victory over Latvia. Martin Erat, Jaromir Jagr and Marek Zidlicky also tallied for the Czechs while Janis Sprukts and Herberts Vasiljevs replied for Latvia. Ondrej Pavalec made 18 saves in the win and Edgars Masalskis faced 39 shots in the loss. Ales Hemsky played 14:11 and had an assist on the Erat goal. He also had a shot on goal and was +1.

    Sweden just got by Switzerland 1-0 on a goal midway through the third period by Daniel Alfredsson. Henrik Lundqvist made 26 saves for the shutout. Reto Berra stopped all but one of the 31 shots he faced.

    Finland thumped Norway 6-1, led by 2 goals by Lauri Korpikoski. Teemu Selanne, Jori Lehtera, Olli Jokinen and Olli Maatta chipped in with a goal apiece for the Finns while Norway's Per-Age Skroder broke up the shutout bid. Kari Lehtonen made 20 saves for Finland while Lars Haugen only made 10 saves on 13 shots in the first period. Lars Volden mopped up with 23 saves on 26 shots.

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    Slovakia and Slovenia is on Sportsnet West at 12:45 AM with CBC joining the game in progress at 2:00 AM. United States and Russia is on CBC at 5:30 AM. Sweden and Latvia is on Sportsnet 1 at 10:00 AM while Switzerland and Czech Republic play on TSN at 10:00 AM.

    All games are also online at olympics.cbc.ca.

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    Slovenia won its first ever Olympic Men's hockey game outworking Slovakia 3-1. Rok Ticar, Tomaz Razingar and Anze Kopitar scored third period goals to pace the Slovenes while Tomas Jurco scored very late to break Robert Kristan's shutout bid. Kristan stopped 27 shots for Slovenia while Jaroslav Halak made 28 saves for Slovakia. Martin Marincin played 15:38, was -1 and paid a 2 minute "fine" for hooking.

    T.J. Oshie scored 4 times in the United States' shootout victory over Russia after a 2-2 tie (U.S. won 4-3 in the shootout in 8 rounds). Cam Fowler and Joe Pavelski scored in regulation time for the Americans while Pavel Datsyuk had both goals for the Russians. Jonathan Quick turned aside 29 shots for the U.S. while Sergei Bobrovski had to make 31 saves for Russia. Anton Belov played 13:08 and had 2 shots on goal.

    Sweden had to work hard to overcome a tough Latvian team 5-3. Patrik Berglund, Erik Karlsson, Daniel Alfredsson, Jimmie Ericsson and Alexander Edler potted goals for Sweden while Lauris Darzins, Janis Sprukts and Zemgus Girgensons replied for Latvia. Henrik Lundqvist stopped 20 of 23 shots for Sweden and Kristers Gudlevskis made 25 saves.

    Jonas Hiller stopped all 26 shots against and Simon Bodenmann had the only goal as Switzerland eked out a 1-0 win over the Czech Republic. Ondrej Pavelec turned aside all but 1 of the 26 shots he faced. Ales Hemsky played 9:01 and was -1.

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    Austria and Norway is on TSN 2 at 1:00 AM. Russia and Slovakia is on Sportsnet West at 5:15 AM. Slovenia and the United States is on TSN at 5:30 AM. Canada and Finland is on CBC at 10:00 AM.

    All games are also online at olympics.cbc.ca.

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    Michael Grabner scored twice as Austria got past Norway 3-1. Michael Raffl had the game winning goal while Per-Age Skroder got Norway's lone goal. Mathias Lange made 34 saves in the victory. Lars Haugen took the loss with 24 saves.

    Russia had to go to a shootout after a 0-0 tie with Slovakia (Russia won 2-0 in the shootout). Semyon Varlamov with 27 saves and Jan Laco with 36 saves both got shutouts.

    Phil Kessel got the hat trick as the United States skated past Slovenia 5-1. Ryan McDonagh and David Backes also scored for the Americans while Marcel Rodman broke up the shutout bid late in the third for the Slovenes. Ryan Miller only had to make 17 saves while Luka Gracnar could only make 23 saves.

    Drew Doughty scored both of Canada's goals in their 2-1 OT win over Finland. Tuomo Ruutu got the Finn's lone marker. Carey Price made 14 saves for the win and Tuukka Rask took the loss with 25 saves.

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    Overall standings (note: the goals for and against include any shootouts victories or losses as goals):

    W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts
    1 SWE 3 0 0 0 10 5 5 9
    2 USA 2 1 0 0 15 4 11 8
    3 CAN 2 1 0 0 11 2 9 8
    4 FIN 2 0 1 0 15 7 8 7
    5 RUS 1 1 1 0 8 5 3 6
    6 SUI 2 0 0 1 2 1 1 6
    7 CZE 1 0 0 2 6 7 -1 3
    8 SLO 1 0 0 2 6 11 -5 3
    9 AUT 1 0 0 2 7 15 -8 3
    10 SVK 0 0 1 2 2 11 -9 1
    11 LAT 0 0 0 3 5 10 -5 0
    12 NOR 0 0 0 3 3 12 -9 0

    The playoffs may be 1 vs. 8, 2 vs. 7, 3 vs. 6 and 4 vs. 5 but they haven't posted the matchups yet, so I'll wait until they do.

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    Wikipedia site has the match ups listed. Top 4 teams get byes. Then it's 5 vs 12, 6 vs 11, etc...

    Canada will play the winner of switzerland/Latvia.

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    ^Thanks.

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    Sportsnet West has Slovenia and Austria at 1:00 AM. Russia and Norway is on CBC at 5:30 AM. CBC also has the Czech Republic and Slovakia at 10 AM. It doesn't look like the Switzerland and Latvia game is on the tube in its entirety at the moment.

    All games are online at olympics.cbc.ca, though.

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    Robert Kristan made 30 saves in Slovenia's 4-0 win over Austria. Anze Kopitar, Jan Urbas, Sabahudin Kovacevic and Jan Mursak got the goals for the Slovenes. Mathias Lange made 31 saves in the loss.

    Alexander Radulov scored twice and Sergei Bobrovski made 22 saves in Russia's 4-0 victory against Norway. Ilya Kovalchuk and Alexei Tereshenko got the other goals for Russia. Lars Haugen stopped 27 shots for Norway. Anton Belov played 14:48.

    The Czech Republic outlasted Slovakia 5-3 on 2 goals by Roman Cervenka and singles by Ales Hemsky, David Krejci and Tomas Plekanec. The Slovaks got 2 goals from Marian Hossa and one from Tomas Sorovy. Ondrej Pavelic made 29 saves for the Czechs while Jan Laco made 24 saves for Slovakia. Hemsky played 13:45, had 4 shots on goal and was -1. Martin Marincin played 21:01, had a shot and 2 PIM and finished +1.

    Lauris Darzins scored twice and Oskars Bartulis once as Latvia edged Switzerland 3-1. Martin Pluss got the lone goal for the Swiss. Edgars Masalskis got the win making 32 saves while Jonas Hiller made 19 saves in the loss.
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    TSN has Sweden and Slovenia at 1:00 AM, Finland and Russia is on CBC at 5:30 AM. CBC also has Canada vs. Latvia at 10:00 AM and TSN2 has the United States and Czech Republic at 10:00 AM.

    All games are also online at olympics.cbc.ca

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    Russia downed 3-1!
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    ha ha, I love it! Mind you, not just hockey, the Russians have a bad history battling the mighty Finns.

    Now, reality - Canada 1, Latvia 1 WTF??????
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    Not dressing Subban against Latvia? Even long time Subban critics like Bruce Garrioche are shaking their heads at that. Somebody clearly just has it in for that guy. Subban could singlehandedly throw more punishing body checks than the entire Team Canada team, which, admittedly, isn't saying much. Enough of the powderpuff superstar la de dah stuff.
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    ^ Wonder how long til someone plays the race card again
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jimbo View Post
    Not dressing Subban against Latvia? Even long time Subban critics like Bruce Garrioche are shaking their heads at that. Somebody clearly just has it in for that guy. Subban could singlehandedly throw more punishing body checks than the entire Team Canada team,
    And he'd be in the penalty box at this tourney. I'm good with not playing Subban. He can mature (and he needs that) and be a superstar in 2018.
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    On that note, only watched in fits and starts - but my impression of the referees this tournament has been pretty good.

    Better than many nights in the NHL in (very sad) fact.

    I mean, yes, that "slashing" penalty to Canada was actually a hook - but either way it deserved 2:00 in the box.
    ... gobsmacked

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    Quote Originally Posted by bpeters View Post
    And he'd be in the penalty box at this tourney. I'm good with not playing Subban.
    Yup. All we need is for him to slew-foot or cheap shot someone at a critical time and have to play short-handed against a hot power play

    That's my only knock on Subban - he takes a lot of awful, selfish penalties. And every game is important - this isn't a seven game series where he has room for forgiveness.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrOilers View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by bpeters View Post
    And he'd be in the penalty box at this tourney. I'm good with not playing Subban.
    Yup. All we need is for him to slew-foot or cheap shot someone at a critical time and have to play short-handed against a hot power play

    That's my only knock on Subban - he takes a lot of awful, selfish penalties. And every game is important - this isn't a seven game series where he has room for forgiveness.
    I agree with this. I like Subban but not in this situation. yet.
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    Sweden knocked off Slovenia 5-0 to advance to the semifinals. Carl Hagelin had 2 goals for the Swedes with Alexander Steen, Daniel Sedin and Loui Eriksson got singles. Henrik Lundqvist turned aside all 19 shots for the shutout while Robert Kristan had 33 saves in the loss.

    Finland overcame an early deficit to beat Russia 3-1. Juhamatti Aaltonen, Teemu Selanne and Mikael Granlund got the goals for the Swedes with Ilya Kovalchuk getting the Russian's lone marker. Tuukka Rask put in strong performance with 37 saves for the win. Semyon Varlamov was pulled after giving up all 3 goals on 15 shots. Sergei Bobrovski mopped up, only facing 7 shots the rest of the game. Anton Belov played 17:35, had 2 shots on goal and was -1.

    The United States bested the Czech Republic 5-2 on goals by James Van Riemsdyk, Dustin Brown, David Backes, Zach Parise and Phil Kessel. Ales Hemsky had both goals for the Czechs. Jonathan Quick got the win with 21 saves. Ondrej Pavelec could only stop 8 of the 12 shots he faced while Alexander Salak came in to finish the game, stopping 12 of 13 shots. Hemsky played 16:13, had 5 shots on goal and was +1.

    Canada edged Latvia 2-1 due to Kristers Gudlevskis 55 save performance for the Latvians. Patrick Sharp and Shea Weber got Canada's goals while Latvia replied through Lauris Darzins. Carey Price only had to face 16 shots in the victory.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrOilers View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by bpeters View Post
    And he'd be in the penalty box at this tourney. I'm good with not playing Subban.
    Yup. All we need is for him to slew-foot or cheap shot someone at a critical time and have to play short-handed against a hot power play

    That's my only knock on Subban - he takes a lot of awful, selfish penalties. And every game is important - this isn't a seven game series where he has room for forgiveness.
    Right. That's why he won the Norris Trophy. Why is that with Subban so many people go out of their way to look for mistakes they could just as easily find in any other player?

    This fear of making a mistake is ridiculous. The fear of making mistakes is the biggest mistake you can make. And it's one we make, as Team Canada, too often. Take a team of the most skilled players on the planet, and have them so nervous about making a mistake that they play a predictable "safe" game that barely beats Latvia. Take the most creative players in the game, with the skills to make the most of it, and get them to be pluggers.

    Because god forgive the player that makes a mistake. Better to play it safe, lose, and shake your head afterward wondering what went wrong with a team that should dominate with ease.

    Anyone who seriously believes it was too much of a risk to play the current Norris Trophy winner on a team stacked with players whose annual salaries add up to 179M, a player who honed his skills on the bigger ice surface, against a team that four days ago won it's first Olympic hockey game in twelve years with a minor league goalie is clearly overthinking the game.
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    Yeah, Mike Babcock's coaching resume is pretty sparse. The guy's hardly won anything. What does he know? It's not like he's the only coach in history to have won a Stanley Cup, Olympic Gold, and World Championship or anything.

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    And Kevin Lowe has six Stanley Cup rings.

    We all want to win, and it's not about being fair to anyone. If you want to go with your gut against the US, Russia, Finland, the Swedes, Czechs, etc., fine. Go Canada. But against Latvia?

    Subban isn't going anywhere. He'll likely be a star in the NHL for a long time, and a fixture on Team Canada if the pros play again. How is he expected to gain experience and mature, much less have any confidence, if we won't suit him up against a team that won it's first game in 12 years just 4 days ago?

    He doesn't fit the mold. I keep hearing that, but I can't pin down what mold that might be. The traditional mold?

    I also keep hearing the high risk/high reward thing. Glossing over the high reward part, as so many are so quick to do, we come to risk. And when we talk risk, we need to consider the odds. PK does take risks. Why wouldn't he, when the odds are so stacked in his favour thanks to his talent and creativity, and he comes out on the right end the vast majority of the time? Does he stop taking risks because he stands a 10 percent chance of failing, or does he keep taking risks because it's worked for him 90% of the time.

    He does take some penalties. Far from the only one. Hello Chris Pronger? Duncan Keith headshot elbow on Daniel Sedin anyone? He's a very smart player, and he likes to get under opposing player's skin. He rarely takes a bad penalty. He's always on the ice whenever Montreal is trying to preserve a close victory.

    I'm not suggesting PK Subban is the second coming. I'm just wondering what he has to do to earn a chance, if winning the Norris isn't enough. Is Dan Hamhuis really that much better, contrary to every statistical indicator I'm aware of? If we don't play him against Latvia, when? Never?
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    TSN has the Sweden/Finland semifinal at 5:00 AM. CBC has the Canada/United States semifinal at 10:00 AM.

    Both games are also online at olympics.cbc.ca

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jimbo View Post
    And Kevin Lowe has six Stanley Cup rings.
    As a player, not a coach, general manager, or executive. Last I checked, Mike Babcock won those championships as a coach, and is still coaching this team.

    http://stats.hockeycanada.ca/roster/...bseason=143136

    You may notice that all of the management group and coaching staff, with the exception of Kevin Lowe, are amongst the most successful hockey executives of the last 20 years. Hitchcock, Julien, and Ruff aren't slouches either. Nor are Yzerman, Chiareli, Holland, or Armstrong.

    But I'm sure you know better than all of them.
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    Let's forget about the geniuses at the top for a moment.

    Do you seriously feel it was too risky to play the Norris Trophy winner on a Team Canada blessed with this kind of talent against a weak sister like Latvia? Do you believe PK Subban couldn't handle that calibre of opponent?

    How he going to feel if someone gets injured and he's asked to play against someone actually good, when they don't have the confidence to put him in against Latvia?

    I hope he gets in at some point.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jimbo
    Do you seriously feel it was too risky to play the Norris Trophy winner on a Team Canada blessed with this kind of talent against a weak sister like Latvia? Do you believe PK Subban couldn't handle that calibre of opponent?
    Subban shoots right. Babcock has been emphatic that he wants all D to shoot the same side they are playing. Doughty, Weber, and Pietrangelo are all above him on the depth chart. All are far more experienced, and better in their own zone. Subban might be a better skater and hitter than one or two of them, and he might have more offense than one or two. But in terms of being a well rounded, good in all three zones, experienced defenseman I find no fault playing those three in front of him.

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    Those may be valid reasons, though we may disagree on to what degree. I just think it would have been wise to put Subban in, at least against Latvia. That's how he's going to get the experience, and it's not as if we'd be taking a big risk putting the current Norris Trophy winner in alongside the rest of the superstar defence against a minor league team like Latvia. It certainly wouldn't have been a mistake.

    But I'm sure he's learning just being there, and he's proving to be a class act and a pro. He's probably got a better vier in the stands than Hamhuis does on the pine.

    And regarding knowing more than Babcock, et al, - I'm Canadian, I've been watching hockey for decades, and I live in Edmonton. Of course I know more than the coaches. Just like a million other Canadians.
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    The way Canada's defense gave the USA absolutely nothing to shoot at tells me that the coach put together the correct players.

    They were incredible - it might be the best hockey defense I've ever seen.

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    Alison Redford @Premier_Redford
    Big game on Sun!
    Happy to tell you AB bars will be able to open & serve at 5
    AM. Go Canada, go! #pleasedrinkresponsibly
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    Loui Eriksson and Erik Karlsson scored second period goals to get by Finland 2-1. Olli Jokinen got Finland's lone goal. Henrik Lundqvist made 25 saves in the win while Kari Lehtonen took the loss, making 23 saves.

    Jamie Benn netted the only goal of the game and Carey Price turned aside all 31 shots he faced in Canada's 1-0 win over the United States. Jonathan Quick stopped all but 1 of the 37 shots he faced.

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    ^^^
    Good to hear. She must need the boost in her ratings; I can only imagine how many heads she had to crack at the liquor control board to get this happen.

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    CBC will have the United States and Finland game tomorrow morning at 8:00 AM. It'll also be streamed online at olympics.cbc.ca.

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    Quote Originally Posted by IanO View Post
    Alison Redford @Premier_Redford
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    So last call at 2 AM, first call at 5 AM?
    Who needs sleep anyway!
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    Quote Originally Posted by TerryH View Post
    CBC will have the United States and Finland game tomorrow morning at 8:00 AM. It'll also be streamed online at olympics.cbc.ca.
    Go Finland!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hilman View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by TerryH View Post
    CBC will have the United States and Finland game tomorrow morning at 8:00 AM. It'll also be streamed online at olympics.cbc.ca.
    Go Finland!!!!
    Good odds as Finland has a history of winning the bronze.
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    The following Edmonton bars will be opening their doors to hockey fans bright and early Sunday:

    • Craft Beer Market (10013 - 101A Avenue)
    • Hudsons Canadian Taphouse (10307 - 82nd Avenue and 11248 - 104th Avenue)
    • Mercer Tavern (10363 - 104th Street)
    • The Pint (10125 - 109th Street)
    • Central Social Hall (10909 - Jasper Avenue)
    • Kelly's Pub (10156 - 104th Street)
    • Schanks Sports Bar (9927 - 178th Street)
    • Beer Revolution (11736 - 104th Avenue)
    • Shamrock Curling Club Lounge (9330 - 80th Avenue)
    • The Canadian Brewhouse (10338 - 109th Street, 9538 - Ellerslie Road, 200-270 - Baseline Road, 12711 97th Street)

    If you'd prefer to skip out on the bar scene, Celebration Church (7215 - Argyll Road) will also be opening its doors to hockey fans


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    Teemu Selanne scored twice and Tuukka Rask made 27 saves took the Bronze Medal game 5-0. Jussi Jokinen, Juuso Hietanen and Olli Maatta got the other goals for the Finns. Jonathan Quick could only stop 24 of the 29 shots he faced.
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    CBC will have the Gold Medal game between Canada and Sweden at 5:00 AM. It'll also be online at olympics.cbc.ca.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jagators63 View Post
    The following Edmonton bars will be opening their doors to hockey fans bright and early Sunday:

    • Craft Beer Market (10013 - 101A Avenue)
    • Hudsons Canadian Taphouse (10307 - 82nd Avenue and 11248 - 104th Avenue)
    • Mercer Tavern (10363 - 104th Street)
    • The Pint (10125 - 109th Street)
    • Central Social Hall (10909 - Jasper Avenue)
    • Kelly's Pub (10156 - 104th Street)
    • Schanks Sports Bar (9927 - 178th Street)
    • Beer Revolution (11736 - 104th Avenue)
    • Shamrock Curling Club Lounge (9330 - 80th Avenue)
    • The Canadian Brewhouse (10338 - 109th Street, 9538 - Ellerslie Road, 200-270 - Baseline Road, 12711 97th Street)

    If you'd prefer to skip out on the bar scene, Celebration Church (7215 - Argyll Road) will also be opening its doors to hockey fans


    http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmont...nton-1.2547669
    There's likely more bars than the listed above who are opening early.
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    I'll be stumbling downstairs to Kelly's in my fuzzy blue pajamas.
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    See you there!
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    [QUOTE=TerryH;580421]Teemu Selanne scored twice and Tuukka Rask made 27 saves took the Bronze Medal game 5-0. Jussi Jokinen, Juuso Hietanen and Olli Maatta got the other goals for the Finns. Jonathan Quick could stop 24 of the 29 shots he faced.[/QUOTE. from a favorite for gold to being out of the medals in one day. Must be a very tough pill to swallow

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    gold .... Gold....gold
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    I missed the first 2 periods. Damn sleep overtook me.
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    Awesome game. Awesome team. Congrats to the team and Steve Yzerman for his excellent insight. Whoopeeee

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    Congratulations Canada! 25 medals total!
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    Man oh man. What a beatdown.

    Sweden has absolutely nothing to be ashamed of - nobody would've stood a chance against Canada today.

    This Canada team is unbelievable - yeah, they only scored 17 goals in six games, but in that same time they only allowed 3. they also controlled time of possession and and the shot clock in every period of every game. I've never seen a team so willfully overpower everyone else like that before.

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    Kevin Lowe still knows something about winning!
    *** runs away ***
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    Quote Originally Posted by IanO View Post
    See you there!
    Missed you! Were you one of the ones who got turned away because they were at capacity?

    I took lots of pictures; here are a few:





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    See you in Pyeongchang

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    I'm having people over later to stare at their phones,if you want to drop by

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    Canada wins gold on goals by Jonathan Toews, Sidney Crosby and Chris Kunitz, and a 24 save performance by Carey Price, shutting out Sweden 3-0. Henrik Lundqvist did what he could, stopping 33 of the 36 shots he faced.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Idealistic Pragmatist View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by IanO View Post
    See you there!
    Missed you! Were you one of the ones who got turned away because they were at capacity?

    Nice shots!

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    Went to Boston Pizza on Jasper Ave for the game. Was packed by 5:10AM. I couldnt believe it.

    Something extra Canadian about drinking at a bar at 5AM.

    Great game too.
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