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      02-28-2010, 06:13 PM   #111
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Kind of lame that the USA already beat Canada 5-3, yet Canada beating them 3-2 gets them the medal. I guess that's how it goes when you're the host nation, kind of like all the stuff that went in China's favor at the 08 Olympics.
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oh well they won fair and square. it's crappy the way it goes, but can't do anything about it. great game by both sides.
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Kind of lame that the USA already beat Canada 5-3, yet Canada beating them 3-2 gets them the medal. I guess that's how it goes when you're the host nation, kind of like all the stuff that went in China's favor at the 08 Olympics.
Pretty ignorant comment. You obviously have no clue at all what you are talking about.

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oh well they won fair and square. it's crappy the way it goes, but can't do anything about it. great game by both sides.
Exactly. It no different then any sport in the Olympics. The first can/usa game was to decide who was going straight to the semi finals. Canada lost so they had to work their way into the semi finals.. I dont see how this was unfair at all.

Either way, it was an awesome game!
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      02-28-2010, 06:22 PM   #114
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I'm canadian, I dont even feel good, I feel sorry for the american team, lol, I'm more humanistic than nationalistic :P
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      02-28-2010, 06:57 PM   #115
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hey, you can win as many golds as you want, but when the day is done... YOU'RE STILL CANADIAN!
wah wah wah. a comment like that just makes you look like a class A moron.
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      02-28-2010, 06:59 PM   #116
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I'm canadian, I dont even feel good, I feel sorry for the american team, lol, I'm more humanistic than nationalistic :P
it was just a joke lol i didnt even watch the game
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Way to go Canada. Such a great moment. I lost my voice

Was definately a crazy game by both teams.
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wah wah wah. a comment like that just makes you look like a class A moron.
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      02-28-2010, 07:11 PM   #120
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wah wah wah. a comment like that just makes you look like a class A moron.
no if I was that I'd be Canadian
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      02-28-2010, 07:15 PM   #121
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Kind of lame that the USA already beat Canada 5-3, yet Canada beating them 3-2 gets them the medal. I guess that's how it goes when you're the host nation, kind of like all the stuff that went in China's favor at the 08 Olympics.
Canada switched goalies after the loss to US
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      02-28-2010, 07:22 PM   #122
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if hockey was a sport i actually followed i might be upset. good thing im more of a basketball kinda guy. gg canada lol
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no if I was that I'd be Canadian
Ah yes, tough internet trash talking. Let me guess, 5'3, 110 pounds? Just be happy with the U.S. medal haul and move on.
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Congrats to Team Canada for the Gold, and to Team USA for the Silver. I was hoping they'd choke in overtime when Team USA tied it up with less than 25 seconds left in regulation. Oh well, that is how the puck breaks sometimes. Canada was 6-1 and USA was 5-1. Sadly for the USA, that one loss is the one that mattered the most. In either case, the two best teams played for Gold.

Overall, Canada is the #1 hockey team in the Olympics:
8 Gold, 4 Silver and 2 Bronze. (14 total)

Team USA's record has almost always been "the bridesmaid but rarely the bride."
2 Gold, 8 Silver and 1 Bronze. (11 total)

The old powerhouse, the Soviet Union* looks like this:
8 Gold, 2 Silver and 2 Bronze (12 total)

*Includes USSR prior to 1988, CIS in 1988 and Russia in 1998 and 2002.)

The Soviet Union/CIS/RUS combo is now tied with Canada for most Golds, but I don't count many of their victories because I don't believe they were truly following the rules of the Olympics at the time. Prior to 1988, all Olympians were supposed to be amateurs. I think the Soviet Union had maybe one amateur player on any of their teams, and he was the towel boy!

But I don't question these types of results because there is no subjective judging involved, but I do think there is a "home country" bias to any event that involves judging. It happened in Vancouver, it happened in Beijing, it happened in Salt Lake, it just happens. I'm sure we'll see it again in London and Sochi too.....
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hey, you can win as many golds as you want, but when the day is done... YOU'RE STILL CANADIAN!
I am happy that I am Canadian. Look at you......
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canada still fails
Really??? You have nothing better to say?
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Ah yes, tough internet trash talking. Let me guess, 5'3, 110 pounds? Just be happy with the U.S. medal haul and move on.

Yeah, I'm really trying to be "tough" by making Canadian jokes.

You need to relax JUST a touch... these comments aren't meant to be taken too seriously, but apparently you didn't get that memo.
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Kind of lame that the USA already beat Canada 5-3, yet Canada beating them 3-2 gets them the medal. I guess that's how it goes when you're the host nation, kind of like all the stuff that went in China's favor at the 08 Olympics.
Do you know any thing about world Sports? Do you know the meaning of Round-robin Tournament?
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I am happy that I am Canadian. Look at you......
again, someone who can't take a little poking fun at. You guys must really have a serious chip on your shoulder about being America's hat huh?
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again, someone who can't take a little poking fun at. You guys must really have a serious chip on your shoulder about being America's hat huh?
Well there is nothing funny about poking our country. We are a friendly nation and we like our friends. We welcome every one with a open heart and open arms. That doesn't mean that you take run at us.
We are as Patriotic as any one else.
See your comments....Being Ameraica's hat?
It looks like you are the one who can't digest the fact that USA lost to Canada fair and square.
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Really??? You have nothing better to say?
read the above posts

i clearly stated it was a joke. dont get butt hurt
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Well there is nothing funny about poking our country. We are a friendly nation and we like our friends. We welcome every one with a open heart and open arms. That doesn't mean that you take run at us.
We are as Patriotic as any one else.
See your comments....Being Ameraica's hat?
It looks like you are the one who can't digest the fact that USA lost to Canada fair and square.


Yeah cuz I'm debating that you guys cheated somehow or it was a fluke, right? Can you show me where that post was again cuz I can't seem to find it.

Again, a little joke and your reaction just speaks volumes to you feeling inferior to the USA. Ya know Bob Costas just said "Canadians have always had a great talent of being able to laugh at themselves"... maybe it's not true for all of you. I don't know what your problem is, why you feel the need to be all touchy about this but for everyones sake of this not getting too far out of hand, I'm just gonna let it go and move on, I suggest you do the same.

Congrats on your country's medals and fantastic job hosting the games. This has been my hands down favorite Winter Olympics thus far and I am actually really looking forward to traveling up to BC either this upcoming winter or the next because its such a beautiful place.

If you don't mind now, I'm gonna go enjoy the closing ceremonies with a beer and a fillet.
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