What Canada’s men’s hockey team could learn from Team USA in Sochi

We will show the world, AGAIN, who’s game this really is!

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WATCH: Team Canada and Team USA ready for semifinal showdown

On paper, the Canadian and American men’s hockey teams’ tournaments look very similar.

Both won two games in regulation and one in extra time during the preliminary round. Both successfully defeated their quarterfinal opponent to set the stage for a semi-final meeting between the two rivals.

But their playing styles couldn’t be more different. And Team Canada should be taking notes.

“I would say the Americans” look like the best team so far, said Ryan Kennedy, associate senior writer for The Hockey News.

Canada had the easier group in preliminary play and did not look like the dominant team everyone was expecting, with the exception of the game against Austria they won 6-0.

They beat the lowly Norwegian club by a score of 3-1, much closer than anyone would have anticipated, then took out Austria the next day…

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