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Canada-Russia semifinal has World Cup players eager to go

Canada-Russia semifinal has World Cup players eager to go

Greetings from Toronto, where most of the downtown area seems to be under construction and every corner seems to have a road detour sign.

Team Canada was the first World Cup of Hockey semifinalist to practice at the Air Canada Centre on Saturday morning in advance of its match against Russia in the first knockout game of the tournament. Canada will face Russia on Saturday and Sweden will face Team Europe on Sunday. The winners will meet in a best-of-three final starting Tuesday.

Game time for Saturday’s Canada-Russia game is 4 p.m. Pacific time, and after Canada’s morning skate Kings defenseman Drew Doughty was counting the hours until the puck would be...

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