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Victory Is Theirs: Hilary Knight

Updated: February 9, 2014, 3:36 PM ET
By Bonnie D. Ford | ESPN.com

SOCHI, Russia -- It took 53 seconds for Hilary Knight to answer any doubts raised by the last time the U.S. Olympic women's hockey team played Finland. A breakaway goal -- the earliest ever scored in the first game of the tournament -- pierced the steel facade presented by Finnish goaltender Noora Raty and restored confidence to a team on a crusade for gold.

The longtime European power wouldn't have been an opponent to look past in the opener anyway, but that point was hammered ...

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