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Team-by-team breakdown (Slovakia)

Updated: February 10, 2014, 1:41 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

Anyone who watched the Canada-Slovakia semifinal at the Vancouver Olympics understands just how close the Slovaks came to possibly rewriting hockey history in the waning seconds of that game.

A Pavol Demitra shot nearly beat Canadian netminder Roberto Luongo, which would have tied the game and meant a date with overtime.

It didn't go in, of course, and Demitra is sadly no longer with us as the veteran forward was among those who perished on the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl flight in the fall ...

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