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Americans tied Ukraine but looked like losers

Updated: May 10, 2005, 6:38 PM ET
By Damien Cox | Special to ESPN.com

INNSBRUCK, Austria – Zach Parise, crushed by his failure to win an international hockey game for his country with the winning goal in his hands, nonetheless held his poise – and sense of humor – in the moment.

Parise, the completely bizarre choice of Team USA head coach Peter Laviolette to take a penalty shot against Ukraine on Monday with 1:25 left in the third period and the score tied, tried to execute a tricky move on which he would fake a wrist shot, then try to score ...

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