They seemed to emerge from nowhere. Hockey louts in minivans: moms and pops and gap-toothed kiddies with eyes as wide as toonies, cruising the downtown streets, waving flags and blowing horns out the open van door. (Don’t they know that’s against the law?)By ROBERT SHEPPARD
As I sat watching the Olympic hockey final between Canada and the U.S., I became overwhelmed by the emotions of the moment. I wasn’t an American but a North American watching a game between two friendly rival “Dream Teams” of a game both nations love.
Mike Richter got just a piece of Jarome Iginla’s one-time snap shot with four minutes left in the Olympic gold-medal mens hockey game. It was a desperate effort by the American goalie, who was sliding across the crease to his right and had to reach back with his left hand to intercept the Canadian wingers blast.By JAMES DEACON
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