U.S., Canada Roll Into Semifinals Of Ice Hockey World ChampionshipBen Smith and Charlie Coyle scored 57 seconds apart as the United States rallied for a 3-1 victory over Switzerland on Thursday, and awaited either defending champion Russia or Sweden.
It Would Have Taken A Miracle: Canada Handles Team USA AgainFor the rematch, Canada skipped the overtime and shelved the theatrics. One slick goal and 60 minutes of stifling defensive hockey kept the Canadians firmly on top of the U.S. and moved them to the brink of gold again.
Silverman: U.S. Men's Hockey Had The Personnel, Just Not The DeterminationIf you take an honest look at Canada’s 1-0 victory over the United States in the Olympic hockey tournament semifinal, the difference seemed to be a lot more than one goal.
U.S. Women Let It Slip Away Late In Regulation, Dream Dies In OvertimeThe puck skittered the length of the ice on its way toward the empty Canadian net before clanging off the post and coming to rest in front of the crease. It was, for a few more seconds at least, still a one-goal game.
Capt. Callahan On WFAN: U.S. Ready For Epic Showdown With CanadaRyan Callahan is soaking up the Olympic experience, one that could possibly end golden for the Americans.
Hartnett: Redemption Or Heartbreak? Drama Dialed Up For US-Canada RematchIt's the rematch the entire hockey world has been waiting for. The U.S. will have a chance to bury some nasty demons on Friday when it faces border-rival Canada in the Olympic semifinals.
U.S. Rips Czech Republic To Set Up Dream Rematch With Canada In SemifinalsDustin Brown banged in a go-ahead goal late in the first period and the United States went on to dominate the Czech Republic 5-2 Wednesday, earning a spot in the Olympic hockey semifinals for the second straight time.
Silverman: Americans No Longer Have To Play Role Of Underdogs On Hockey StageThe Canadians are ripe for the taking. The Americans know it, and the Canadians are about to find it out.
Tavares Done For The Olympics After Suffering Apparent Knee InjuryTavares went down in a heap following a big hit along the boards by Latvia's Arturs Kulda during the second period of Canada's 2-1 victory in the Olympic quarterfinals on Wednesday.
Hartnett: Olympic Men’s Ice Hockey Preview -- How Far Can Team USA Go?Major injuries and the larger European ice surface have added a further element of unpredictability to the already difficult task of forecasting the gold, silver and bronze medal winners in the men's Olympic ice hockey tournament.
Silverman: Fight For Olympic Hockey Gold Wide Open, 6 Teams Have A ShotThe hockey competition was stellar in Vancouver in 2010, and it should be the same this time around. It's the depth of talent that makes this tournament so watchable.
Penguins Star Sidney Crosby To Captain Team Canada At Sochi OlympicsSidney Crosby will captain the Canadian hockey team at the Olympics Jonathan Toews and Shea Weber will serve as alternate captains, Hockey Canada announced Sunday.
Rangers, Islanders And Devils Send Total Of 15 Players To Sochi OlympicsIn addition to the players they have on Teams USA and Canada, the Tri-State Area NHL locals will be sending 10 additional players to the Games, representing Austria, Czech Republic, Norway, Slovakia and Switzerland.
Isles' Tavares, Rangers' Nash Named To Stacked Canadian Olympic SquadTeam Canada on Tuesday announced its men's hockey team for next month's Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, and to say it's loaded with talent would be the understatement of the new year.
Hartnett: Denis Brodeur Lived An Incredible Hockey LifeAt Prudential Center, the Devils honored Denis with a moment of silence before Thursday's 4-1 preseason victory over the Philadelphia Flyers.