The Four Year Wait is Over – USA vs. Canada


THE FOUR YEAR WAIT IS OVER – USA VS CANADA Although this chapter of the North American rivalry won’t have the same type of climax as the gold medal game in Vancouver, it is sure to stir plenty of strong emotions and make America’s northern border a bit more visible. The United States’ hockey culture has often played second-fiddle to its Canadian adversary, with Canada annually putting together a roster which is widely regarded as the most talented in the tournament. Even as this is just a semi-final game, the allure might be just as prominent going in as Canada’s famous victory four years back. Not in recent memory have the two teams been so evenly matched in the Olympics, as the USA have primarily been looked at as an underdog with the talent and work ethic to certainly garner Canada’s respect. This has only fueled the fire surrounding theRead More »