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Will Early Start Help Team USA?

from Eric Duhatschek of the Globe and Mail at CTVOlympics,

Drew Doughty plays for an NHL team, the Los Angeles Kings that schedules a lot of Saturday matinees in the second half of the year, so the early start to the gold-medal final - 12:15 PST - isn’t going to effect him.

Still, it is an interesting development, since the U.S. team has played the noon game throughout the tournament, a source of dissatisfaction to them early, but something that may be an advantage today, given that they’ve had a chance to adjust their routines to the unusual start times.

Team captain Jamie Langenbrunner said as much the other day - that any little edge helps. But according to Doughty, “I don’t think it’s going to affect anyone.

read on plus numerous topics in regards to the gold medal game…

Also from Eric, a look at Team Canada as they prepare for the game tomorrow.

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  Tags: team+canada, team+usa

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