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5 things to know about Canada's win

Updated: February 23, 2014, 11:08 AM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

SOCHI, Russia -- It might have lacked the emotional oomph of the 2010 golden overtime goal by Sidney Crosby, but Canada successfully defended its gold medal with a dominating 3-0 win over a gritty, but ultimately undermanned, Swedish team Sunday to bring the Sochi Olympic tournament to a close.

Five things we learned:

1. Canada won with suffocating defense: It would have been impossible to recreate the drama of the U.S.-Canada final of four years ago, when the Americans tied the ...

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