Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 02/23/06 at 12:11 AM ET
They were standing about five feet apart in the mixed zone, an ashen Joe Sakic and the Russian kid, Alexander Ovechkin, fairly bouncing off the walls. The captain of a Canadian team that seemed built for gold with oodles of talent, experience and grit, and the exuberant star of a team that never seemed to get it right at these tournaments. One of them was going home. The other was high-fiving Russian writers and getting ready for a semifinal date with the plucky Finns.continued Bob McKenzie of TSN describes the Canadian loss as a disaster,
What's that Hockey Canada saying? "Relax, it's just a game." I don't think so. Not this time. This result is an epic disaster. It is a colossal failuremore
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