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Canada stifles USA in Olympic men's hockey semifinal, 1-0
Canada stifles USA in Olympic men's hockey semifinal, 1-0

SOCHI, Russia — The team that bulldozed its way through the Sochi Olympic hockey tournament while averaging five goals a game exited the semifinals meekly, unable to score once. Team USA's speed was neutralized and its in-your-face attitude pushed right back in its own face by Canada, which had been pushed to the brink by Latvia — Latvia? — in the quarterfinals and has been subjected to daily roastings from armchair critics back home. In a dramatic turnaround, Canada raised its game to an art Friday. Goaltender Carey Price made 31 saves and a superb team-wide defensive effort made an early second-period redirection by Jamie Benn stand up for a 1-0 victory over an...

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