The Super Powers Of Hockey Go At It But There Was No Signs Of A Great Game
A clash of the titans was expected in the Canadian Russian battle but only one team showed up to play in this much hyped epic event.
As the all Canadian fan base shouted WE WANT RUSSIA! After a dominating win against the Germans this match was set in stone. And as everyone thought this game would be for GOLD it was an elimination game of who would go home with nothing.
And that team would be the Alex Ovechkin and the Super Russian squad. But kryptonite would be dealt to this All Star squad that's first line boasted Ovechkin, Malkin and Semin. But this fast and much talented line would look ordinary against this Canadian team.
Did the Americans awake this sleepy Giant? After a dismal preliminary round outing, the Canadians went 1-1-1 while losing to the United Sates this Canadian team has dominated in both their elimination round matches.
Beating Germany 8-2 and the Russians 7-3 this team enters the final four going on all cylinders getting their grind on!
The Canadian team didn't waste no time to get this game in gear scoring only 2:21 into play on a goal off Getzlaf sick for a 1-0 Canada lead. Canada would go up by two on the power play as Boyle would connect on feed from San Jose forward D. Heatley and P. Marleau. Only :46 later Canada would continue their dominance and go up by three on a R. Nash goal.
The two teams would trade goals the rest of the way in the first and the Canadians would take a dominating 4-1 lead into the second in front of a much pleased audience.
Period two would see more of the same as Canada would add another three goals to the Russians two for a 7-3 lead going into the final session.
Period three wouldn't see a goal scored and Canada would send the Russians packing in the elimination game to their respective teams in the NHL and KHL.
The defending GOLD Men's Ice Hockey Champions were eliminated by the Finnish team and they are next up for Canada. Canada has done nothing put focus on their next opponent as questions were asked about GOLD. They will not over look this over achieving Slovakian team lead by New York Rangers scoring leader Marian Gaborik
The Final four is here! USA vs Finland and Canada vs Slovakia. North America is dreaming for another USA CANADA battle for Gold as so is NBC. But today's game brings another short lived test two these two teams facing elimination. Every Shift, Every Second, Every Play will be important! The call of need is here! Who will rise to the occasion?
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