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5 things to know about Finland's win

Updated: February 22, 2014, 3:25 PM ET
By Pierre LeBrun | ESPN.com

SOCHI, Russia -- Such a promising start to the tournament, highlighted by a thrilling 3-2 shootout win over host Russia, ended meekly for Team USA with a 5-0 loss to Finland in the bronze-medal game Saturday.

Five things to know about the game:

1. It wasn't for a lack of trying at the start of this game. I'll give Team USA credit for showing up in the opening 40 minutes before reality set in, which is sometimes in doubt for North American teams when it comes to this game. ...

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