Team Canada passing torch to young guns

Updated: August 25, 2004, 1:14 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | Special to ESPN.com

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- If the Americans are the golden oldies of this World Cup of Hockey tournament, Canada would be generation next.

While Team USA returns 11 players from the 1996 World Cup of Hockey and boast 17 players over the age of 30, the Canadians have completely re-tooled since the 1996 tournament, turning their considerable World Cup of Hockey hopes over to a fresh-faced crew of rising stars.

Where any Canadian all-star team would feature the familiar faces of Eric Lindros, ...

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