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Team Canada poses for a picture after winning the gold. AP

Golden jubilee

The men's hockey gold medals are heading back to the game's birthplace for the first time in 50 years. Canada beat the U.S. 5-2 on Sunday to win the final event of the XIX Olympic Winter Games. CNNSI.com's Darren Eliot says Canada finally played a complete game to come up golden.

Canada-U.S. top-rated hockey game since '80
Video Box: Checkmate for Canada
Photo Gallery: Men's Olympic Ice Hockey
Kennedy: Fleury worthy of golden celebration
Men's: Team stats | Standings | Scoring leaders

 
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CNNSI.com's Darren Eliot
NHL should adopt some of the IIHF rules



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U.S. women's hockey team cleared in flag dispute
Late addition Iginla steals show in biggest game
Buried loonie proves to be golden for Canadians
Brodeur fills father's bronze footsteps
Gretzky's magic again brings glory to Canada
Team USA's top line stymied by Canadians
Canada erupts with cheering pride over gold medal
Russia beats Belarus 7-2 to win bronze
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Border War
Sports Illustrated's Michael Farber breaks down the United States-Canada hockey matchup.
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Golden showdown
Team USA and Team Canada look forward to Sunday’s gold medal game.
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Closer look
Darren Eliot examines keys to victory for both Team USA and Team Canada.
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Worlds of Talent
Herb Brooks says the Olympic talent pool is deeper than it was 20 years ago.
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Olympic hockey information
Men's: Team stats | Standings | Scoring leaders
Women's: Team stats | Standings | Scoring leaders
Bios: U.S. Men | U.S. Women
Complete hockey schedule and results
Official IIHF rosters for all 14 men's teams
Sport explainer | Quiz | All-time medalists
Olympians by NHL teams | NHL Power Rankings

Where Are They Now?
Former Team USA goalie Jim Craig
Former USSR goalie Vladislav Tretiak


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SI's Kostya Kennedy
Unsung Fleury worthy of golden celebration
Ice economics favor Canada, U.S. women
Men's ice hockey medal picks

SI's Michael Farber
Lindros bounces back from benching
Team USA bridging gap back to 1980
Savvy veteran Chelios is Captain America

SI's Brian Cazeneuve
Olympic hockey is the greatest show on ice
Hockey is the most global game

SI's Kelley King
Canada wins big one to end losing streak
Chu has close encounter with ancestry


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CNNSI.com's Darren Eliot
NHL should adopt some of the IIHF rules
Canada played its hearts out to come up golden
Russia finishes strong to win bronze medal
Canadian women focused on the right game
Breaking down the Big Six
Men's ice hockey medal picks

SI Flashbacks
Eruzione's harmless shot leads to Miracle
Team USA wins hockey gold at Squaw Valley
USA women win gold medal in Nagano

SI Medal Picks
Brian Cazeneuve makes hockey predictions


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