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Canada has chance to right its wrongs

Updated: February 27, 2010, 11:43 AM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- So the door to redemption is open for Canada's hockey team.

A gold-medal game Sunday afternoon against the red-hot Americans is a chance to erase the stain of disappointment that has dogged the Canadians since their disastrous seventh-place finish at the 2006 Torino Games.

Four years is a long time to wait to erase a mistake, to regain your pride, to right a wrong. After sneaking past Slovakia 3-2 on Friday night, the Canadians will have ...

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