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Sochi Thoughts: USA Hockey Can Close The Gap

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After the dust has settled from Sochi, its important to recognize, even as an American, how dominant the Canadian machine was. They powered through the tournament playing a style of hockey that we are used to seeing in North America. Even on a wider ice surface the Canadians were able to shut teams down by dumping the puck deep, winning battles along the boards, and out matching other teams physically. (more…)