U.S.-Canadian rivalry grows
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Mike Richter, who has been there in the trenches enough times to know whereof he speaks, fondly refers to them as hockey's border wars.
Games that have for more than a decade sent the proud hockey nation to the north into equal parts joyous celebration and calamitous grief; games that have given its imposing neighbor to the south a taste of what it's like to be a hockey power.
Games that transcend a score; games whose outcome somehow are imbued with grander ...
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