Why U.S. team's silver counts
VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- At some point -- sometime after the sound of "O Canada" stops ringing in their ears -- the American silver medalists will be able to get to that place where they can enjoy the undeniable accomplishments of the past two weeks.
It won't be an easy journey.
Getting so close to the peak, losing 3-2 in overtime in the gold-medal game on Sidney Crosby's quick shot at the 7:40 mark, will make such a journey difficult.
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