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Brian Cazeneuve
February 06, 2006
Though strong in speedskating, sliding and some skiing and snowboarding events, the 2010 host country is most intent on repeating its 2002 sweep of hockey gold medals
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February 06, 2006

Canada

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Though strong in speedskating, sliding and some skiing and snowboarding events, the 2010 host country is most intent on repeating its 2002 sweep of hockey gold medals

Hayley Wickenheiser, ICE HOCKEY
After all these years at the forefront of her sport, can she be only 27? Wickenheiser, the Olympic MVP in 2002 when she led Canada past the archrival U.S. in the final, has played forward on the national team since age 15. More recently she has been the MVP at worlds (2004) and played in a men's pro league in Finland ('03-04). In the likely gold medal rematch with the U.S., her leadership could make the difference.

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