Crosby, Kunitz capture gold as Canada beat Sweden - 02-23-14

Written by Seth Rorabaugh on .

Another Olympics. Another gold medal for Canada.

Penguins forward Sidney Crosby and Chris Kunitz helped Canada defeat Sweden, 3-0, in the gold medal game of the men's Olympic tournament in Sochi.

It was Canada's second consecutive gold medal and third since the NHL began participating in the Olympics in 1998. Overall, it was Canada's eighth gold medal in men's hockey.

Individual awards were:


Best players as selected by the tournament directorate
Best Goalkeeper: Carey Price, Canada
Best Defenseman: Erik Karlsson, Sweden
Best Forward: Phil Kessel, United States

Most Valuable Player as selected by the media
Teemu Selanne, Finland

All-Star Team as selected by the media
Goalkeeper: Henrik Lundqvist, Sweden
Defenseman: Erik Karlsson, Sweden
Defenseman: Drew Doughty, Canada
Forward: Teemu Selanne, Finland
Forward: Phil Kessel, United States
Forward: Mikael Granlund, Finland


(Photo: Alexander Nemenov/AFP/Getty Images)

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