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2014 Sochi Olympics Hockey

Canada's Sidney Crosby (L) dekes Sweden's goalie Henrik Lundqvist then scores during the second period of the men's ice hockey gold medal game at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games.

Canada’s Sidney Crosby (L) dekes Sweden’s goalie Henrik Lundqvist then scores during the second period of the men’s ice hockey gold medal game at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games.

Canada's Sidney Crosby scores on a breakaway past Sweden's goalie Henrik Lundqvist (C) as Sweden's Loui Eriksson looks on during the second period of their men's ice hockey gold medal game at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 23, 2014.

Canada’s Sidney Crosby scores on a breakaway past Sweden’s goalie Henrik Lundqvist (C) as Sweden’s Loui Eriksson looks on during the second period of their men’s ice hockey gold medal game at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 23, 2014.

Canada's Sidney Crosby (front) celebrates after scoring against Sweden during the second period of their men's ice hockey gold medal match at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 23, 2014.

Canada’s Sidney Crosby (front) celebrates after scoring against Sweden during the second period of their men’s ice hockey gold medal match at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 23, 2014.

Canada's players huddle as they celebrate defeating Sweden in their men's ice hockey gold medal game at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 23, 2014.

Canada’s players huddle as they celebrate defeating Sweden in their men’s ice hockey gold medal game at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 23, 2014.

Canada's goaltender Shannon Szabados looks on during their women's ice hockey team practice ahead of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 4, 2014. The women's ice hockey competition begins on February 8.

Canada’s goaltender Shannon Szabados looks on during their women’s ice hockey team practice ahead of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 4, 2014. The women’s ice hockey competition begins on February 8.

Canada's Natalie Spooner is knocked to the ice by Switzerland's Romy Eggimann (L) and Laura Benz during the second period of their women's ice hockey game at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 8, 2014.

Canada’s Natalie Spooner is knocked to the ice by Switzerland’s Romy Eggimann (L) and Laura Benz during the second period of their women’s ice hockey game at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 8, 2014.

Russia's Alexander Ovechkin (8) reacts after scoring against Slovenia during the first period of their men's preliminary round ice hockey game at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 13, 2014.

Russia’s Alexander Ovechkin (8) reacts after scoring against Slovenia during the first period of their men’s preliminary round ice hockey game at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 13, 2014.

Canada's goalie Carey Price is knocked into the net against Finland.

Canada’s goalie Carey Price is knocked into the net against Finland.

The U.S. women's hockey team huddles around the net before their preliminary round hockey game against Finland at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 8, 2014.

The U.S. women’s hockey team huddles around the net before their preliminary round hockey game against Finland at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 8, 2014.

Canada's women's ice hockey team surrounds goalie Shannon Szabados Canada's women's ice hockey team surrounds goalie Shannon Szabados before their women's ice hockey game against Finland at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 10, 2014.

Canada’s women’s ice hockey team surrounds goalie Shannon Szabados Canada’s women’s ice hockey team surrounds goalie Shannon Szabados before their women’s ice hockey game against Finland at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 10, 2014.

Latvia's Janis Sprukts (R) pushes Switzerland's Nino Niederreiter past Latvia's goalie Edgars Masalskis during the first period of their men's qualification round game at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 18, 2014.

Latvia’s Janis Sprukts (R) pushes Switzerland’s Nino Niederreiter past Latvia’s goalie Edgars Masalskis during the first period of their men’s qualification round game at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 18, 2014.

Canada's Meghan Agosta-Marciano collides with Finland's Susanna Tapani during the third period of their women's ice hockey game at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games, February 10, 2014.

Canada’s Meghan Agosta-Marciano collides with Finland’s Susanna Tapani during the third period of their women’s ice hockey game at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games, February 10, 2014.

Germany's goalie Jennifer Harss watches the puck enter the net on a goal by Sweden's Johanna Olofsson (not seen) during the third period of their women's preliminary round hockey game at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 11, 2014.

Germany’s goalie Jennifer Harss watches the puck enter the net on a goal by Sweden’s Johanna Olofsson (not seen) during the third period of their women’s preliminary round hockey game at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 11, 2014.

Russia's Vladimir Tarasenko (91) and Slovenia's goalie Robert Kristan (33) compete for the puck during the first period of their men's preliminary round ice hockey game at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 13, 2014.

Russia’s Vladimir Tarasenko (91) and Slovenia’s goalie Robert Kristan (33) compete for the puck during the first period of their men’s preliminary round ice hockey game at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 13, 2014.

Russia's Andrei Markov (79) chases down Slovenia's Ziga Jeglic (8) for the puck during the second period of their men's preliminary round ice hockey game at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 13, 2014.

Russia’s Andrei Markov (79) chases down Slovenia’s Ziga Jeglic (8) for the puck during the second period of their men’s preliminary round ice hockey game at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 13, 2014.

Switzerland's Nino Niederreiter (L) forechecks against Sweden's Erik Karlsson during the third period of their men's preliminary round hockey game at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games, February 14, 2014.

Switzerland’s Nino Niederreiter (L) forechecks against Sweden’s Erik Karlsson during the third period of their men’s preliminary round hockey game at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games, February 14, 2014.

A fan waves a Russian flag before the men's preliminary round hockey game between Russia and USA at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 15, 2014. Picture taken with a fisheye lens.

A fan waves a Russian flag before the men’s preliminary round hockey game between Russia and USA at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 15, 2014. Picture taken with a fisheye lens.

Team USA's T.J. Oshie scores against Russia's goalie Sergei Bobrovski on his fourth shootout attempt during their men's preliminary round ice hockey game at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 15, 2014.

Team USA’s T.J. Oshie scores against Russia’s goalie Sergei Bobrovski on his fourth shootout attempt during their men’s preliminary round ice hockey game at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 15, 2014.

Austria's Andre Lakos (L) checks Norway's Mathis Olimb during the second period of their men's preliminary round ice hockey game at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 16, 2014.

Austria’s Andre Lakos (L) checks Norway’s Mathis Olimb during the second period of their men’s preliminary round ice hockey game at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 16, 2014.

A Russian fan looks on during the men's quarter-finals ice hockey game between Russia and Finland at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 19, 2014.

A Russian fan looks on during the men’s quarter-finals ice hockey game between Russia and Finland at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 19, 2014.

Russia's Alexander Radulov (47) tries to push the puck into the goal as Finland's goalie Tuukka Rask (3rd R) defends during the third period of their men's quarter-finals ice hockey game at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 19, 2014.

Russia’s Alexander Radulov (47) tries to push the puck into the goal as Finland’s goalie Tuukka Rask (3rd R) defends during the third period of their men’s quarter-finals ice hockey game at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 19, 2014.

Finland's Lauri Korpikoski (28) hits Russia's Alexei Yemelin (R) during the second period of their men's quarter-finals ice hockey game at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games, February 19, 2014

Finland’s Lauri Korpikoski (28) hits Russia’s Alexei Yemelin (R) during the second period of their men’s quarter-finals ice hockey game at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games, February 19, 2014

Canada's Marie-Philip Poulin (L) scores the game winning goal in overtime past Team USA's Anne Schleper (2nd L) and Team USA's goalie Jessie Vetter to win their women's ice hockey gold medal game at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 20, 2014.

Canada’s Marie-Philip Poulin (L) scores the game winning goal in overtime past Team USA’s Anne Schleper (2nd L) and Team USA’s goalie Jessie Vetter to win their women’s ice hockey gold medal game at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 20, 2014.

Canada's Marie-Philip Poulin (C) celebrates her gold medal winning goal against Team USA with teammates Meghan Agosta-Marciano (L) and Hayley Wickenheiser in overtime in the women's ice hockey gold medal game at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games, February 20, 2014.

Canada’s Marie-Philip Poulin (C) celebrates her gold medal winning goal against Team USA with teammates Meghan Agosta-Marciano (L) and Hayley Wickenheiser in overtime in the women’s ice hockey gold medal game at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games, February 20, 2014.

Canada's Marie-Philip Poulin (29) scores the tying goal against Team USA's goalie Jessie Vetter during the third period of their women's ice hockey gold medal game at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 20, 2014.

Canada’s Marie-Philip Poulin (29) scores the tying goal against Team USA’s goalie Jessie Vetter during the third period of their women’s ice hockey gold medal game at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 20, 2014.

Sweden's goalie Henrik Lundqvist celebrates after defeating Finland in their men's play-off semi-final ice hockey game at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games, February 21, 2014.

Sweden’s goalie Henrik Lundqvist celebrates after defeating Finland in their men’s play-off semi-final ice hockey game at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games, February 21, 2014.

Finland's players celebrate after their men's ice hockey bronze medal victory over Team USA at the Sochi 2014 Winter Finland's players celebrate after their men's ice hockey bronze medal victory over Team USA at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 22, 2014.

Finland’s players celebrate after their men’s ice hockey bronze medal victory over Team USA at the Sochi 2014 Winter Finland’s players celebrate after their men’s ice hockey bronze medal victory over Team USA at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 22, 2014.

Norway Vs Austria

Norway Vs Austria

Latvia's Kaspars Daugavins (16) flies over goalie Ondrej Pavelec of the Czech Republic during the third period of their men's preliminary round ice hockey game at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 14, 2014

Latvia’s Kaspars Daugavins (16) flies over goalie Ondrej Pavelec of the Czech Republic during the third period of their men’s preliminary round ice hockey game at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 14, 2014

Canada's Crosby and Latvia's Stals fall to the ice during the second period of their men's quarter-finals ice hockey game at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games

Canada’s Crosby and Latvia’s Stals fall to the ice during the second period of their men’s quarter-finals ice hockey game at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games

Team Canada women's ice hockey player and Canadian flag bearer Hayley Wickenheiser rides her bicycle with teammates in front of the Bolshoy Ice Dome ahead of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 3, 2014.

Team Canada women’s ice hockey player and Canadian flag bearer Hayley Wickenheiser rides her bicycle with teammates in front of the Bolshoy Ice Dome ahead of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 3, 2014.

Canada's Crosby skates in the warm up before the men's ice hockey semi-final game against Team USA at the 2014 Canada's Sidney Crosby skates in the warm up before the men's ice hockey semi-final game against Team USA at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games, February 21, 2014.

Canada’s Crosby skates in the warm up before the men’s ice hockey semi-final game against Team USA at the 2014 Canada’s Sidney Crosby skates in the warm up before the men’s ice hockey semi-final game against Team USA at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games, February 21, 2014.