-Carey Price made 31 saves for Canada in a 1-0 shutout of the United States.
-Paul Martin missed the game due to a hand injury.
-Sidney Crosby and Brooks Orpik did battle:
-Then took a tumble:
-Chris Kunitz pushed the puck up ice:
-Crosby being popular:
-Crosby chasing a puck:
-Crosby roaming the ice:
-Martin had to watch the game:
-Dan Bylsma imparted some wisdom:
-The handshake line:
-The United States' Jonathan Quick caught up with his Kings teammate, Canada's Drew Doughty:
-The United States' Paul Stastny couldn't beat Canada's Carey Price:
- Quick stretched out for this save:
-Focused times for Quick:
-Down times for the United States' Phil Kessel:
-Benn pushing a puck up ice:
-Canada's Matt Duchene got his stick up on the United States' Kevin Shattenkirk:
-Canada's Shea Weber unleashed a big shot:
-Canada's Jeff Carter went stick-on-puck against the United States' Patrick Kane:
-The United States' Ryan Kesler and Canada's Jamie Benn battled for this puck:
-The United States' David Backes being popular:
-Quick and teammate John Carlson each looked back here:
-"We didn't show up to play. It's too bad. ... We sat back. We were passive. You can't play scared. I thought we sat on our heels and just didn't take it to them at all." - United States defenseman Ryan Suter.
-"It's a quick turnaround, that's for sure. It's not the goal we set out for, but we'll see what kind of character we have." - Brooks Orpik on playing for bronze.
-Henrik Lundqvist made 25 saves for Sweden in a 2-1 defeat of Finland.
-Happy times for Lundqvist:
-And the rest of Sweden:
-Happy times for Sweden. Not so much for Finland's Petri Kontiola:
-Olli Maatta tried to defend Sweden's Daniel Alfredsson:
-Finland's Teemu Selanne couldn't beat Lundqvist:
-Sweden's Alexander Steen and Finland's Olli Jokinen each kept an eye on this puck:
-Down times for Jokinen:
-Sweden's Erik Karlsson put something on this puck:
-Sweden's Jakub Silfverberg tried to navigate through Finland's Sami Lepisto (top) and Petri Kontiola:
-A good look at the lid of Finland's Kari Lehtonen:
-Finland's defense was able to box out Swedish attackers as Lehtonen lost said lid:
-Lehtonen smothered this puck as Sweden's Loui Eriksson and Finland's Lasse Kukkonen battled for position:
-Jokinen and Sweden's Jimmie Ericsson had issues:
-“It was a tough play, a turnover. I lost the battle in the corner, and they made a great play. It happens.” - Maatta on his turnover which led to Sweden's first goal.
-"I have a nice trophy case at home. Three medals from Olympics, it would be nice to have four." - Selanne on playing for the bronze medal.
-Finland goaltender Tuukka Rask missed the game due to an illness.
-“You can’t have a normal practice with nine skaters. Until we have more than nine guys, it’s not going to be a regular practice.” - Craig Adams (right) on practices the team has been holding during the Olympic break.
-Pete Mannino made 33 saves for the Wheeling Nailers in a 5-2 road loss to the Elmira Jackals.
-Former Penguins forward Brett Sterling has joined Örebro of Sweden's SHL.
-Happy 39th birthday to former Penguins defenseman Patrick Boileau. A free agent signing in the 2003 offseason, Boileau appeared in 16 games for the 2003-04 Penguins and recorded seven points. In the 2004 offseason, he joined Lausanne of the NLA in Switzerland.
-Happy 40th birthday to former Penguins forward Mathias Johansson. Acquired along with Micki DuPont in a trade that sent Shean Donovan to the Flames at the 2003 trade deadline, Johansson appeared in 12 games and recorded six points for the 2002-03 Penguins. In the 2003 offseason, he joined Farjestad of the Elitserien in Sweden.
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-Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello will be sidelined three to four weeks due to a a non-displaced fracture in his left hand. Zuccarello suffered the injury while playing for Austria in the Olympics.
-"It doesn't matter if it's your first Olympics or the fifth. I think for the players, they should be allowed to play. I know there's issues with the injuries, but it can happen over here, too. You can't control that if it happens. I think every athlete should experience the Olympics, whether it's hockey or whatever sport." - Flyers defenseman Andrej Meszaros. Meszaros played for Slovakia.
-The Capitals assigned forwards Michael Latta, Ryan Stoa and Casey Wellman to Hershey of the AHL.
-Devils defenseman Jon Merrill is drawing comparisons to Paul Martin.
-Red Wings captain/forward Henrik Zetterberg (right) will be sidelined two months after undergoing back surgery to removed part of a herniated disc. He aggravated the injury while playing for Sweden in the Olympics.
-The Bruins recalled forwards Justin Florek and Matt Lindblad from Providence of the AHL and assigned forwards Craig Cunningham and Alex ander Khokhlachev to Providence.
-“You can get hurt walking across the street and slipping on a piece of ice. Those things happen. To say the event is one of those events where you don’t want to take a chance, I think it’s worth every chance there is because it’s a world event, a world-class event to showcase our game." - Sabres coach Ted Nolan on the idea of the NHL not participating in the Olympics after a number of players were injured. Nolan coached Latvia.
-The Wild assigned defenseman Jonathon Blum and forward Jake Dowell to Iowa of the AHL.
-“If I had a teammate that was gay. I’d be open to it and treat him the same as everyone else. [Professional hockey] is a tough culture, but we’re all human beings and we’re all good guys.” - Flames forward T.J. Galiardi on the prospect of there being an openly gay player in the NHL.
-The Coyotes assigned defenseman David Rundblad to Portland of the AHL for conditioning purposes.
-Terry Shafer made 35 saves for the Robert Morris men's team in a 4-1 win against Canisius.
-Two goals, including one in overtime, by David Goodwin gave the Penn State men's team a 5-4 win against Michigan.
-Stephen Hrehoriak had a goal and an assist for the Mercyhurst men's team in a 3-3 tie with Niagara.
-Rebecca Vint had a goal and an assist for the Robert Morris women's team which beat Penn State, 5-2.
-Christine Bestland had a hat trick for the Mercyhurst women's team in a 4-1 win against Lindenwood.
-A hat trick by Jordan Watt led the Johnstown Tomahawks to a 4-3 win against the Wenatchee Wild.
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