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U.S.-Canadian rivalry grows

Updated: August 24, 2004, 6:55 AM ET
By Scott Burnside | Special to ESPN.com

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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