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Electric win for the Americans

Lightning-fast, bruising contest ends in epic eight-round shootout win for U.S.

Updated: February 15, 2014, 4:53 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

SOCHI, Russia -- At one point, U.S. coach Dan Bylsma looked around for T.J. Oshie and couldn't find him anywhere.

It was after a rare miss from the shootout specialist, who disappeared down to the opposite end of the chaotic American bench.

"He ultimately showed himself and came through with a couple of great goals," Bylsma said in the wake of an epic 3-2 victory over host Russia. It was a game that had a little bit of everything, and then some, including an eight-round shootout ...

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