Just like that, Canada back on track
VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- When this debacle was over and a nation's pulse went from "cardiac" to "elation," it was Russian netminder Ilya Bryzgalov who put it best.
"They came like gorillas out of a cage."
It's an image that vividly captures Canada's 7-3 thrashing of a Russian team that was supposed to ride its marvelous talent to the nation's first gold medal since 1992.
Canada has never lacked skill, necessarily, but its national hockey identity ...
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