Crosby scores game winner in Over Time, Canada wins Gold medal

 

Canada wins Gold Medal on Crosby’s OT winner *Sidney Crosby’s storied career just took another turn towards greatness scoring the game winning goal in overtime as Canada defeated the United States 3-2 to claim the Gold medal. Crosby who was quiet for much of the game, beat Ryan Miller under the pads from the low left circle to give Canada their coveted Gold medal. Fans quickly chanted “Crosby, Crosby, Crosby” afterwards as Canada’s face of hockey has a story book ending to the Olympics. Third Period Updates 0:00: Heading to overtime after thrilling end of the third period as the Canada crowd is in shock. 0:24: Parise scores with 24 seconds remaining in the game. Game tied at 2-2. 1:17: Face off in Canada’s zone. Americans have pulled the goaltender. USA calls time out. 3:12: Crosby with a breakaway and is poked away by Patrick Kane on the backcheck. 9:23:Read More »

Quarterfinals showdown: Crosby, Canada to knock off Ovechkin, Russians?

 

No. 3 Russia vs No. 6 Canada The Hockey world gets their dream matchup a bit earlier than expected as Canada meets Russia in the quarterfinals tonight in what is an unexpected matchup between the two powerhouses. However, the hype is at a gold medal game level, one team will be going home as the Crosby-Ovechkin rivalry now goes global in what is the most anticipated game since the 2002 Gold medal game between the United States and Canada. All eyes are clearly going to be on Sidney Crosby and Alexander Ovechkin. On the big stage this is the type of game that Crosby leads his team to victory but is 2010 Alexander Ovechkin’s year? The Russian’s possess more star power upfront with a lineup that boasts three of the top five players in the game in Alex Ovechkin, Evgeni Malkin and Pavel Datsyuk. The Canadians though are a muchRead More »