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The Olympic flag and Russian flag are raised as the Russian National Anthem is sung during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony at Fisht Olympic Stadium on February 23.
A transformed nation successfully hosting the games amid political, security, and weather concerns in subtropical Sochi.
Team captain Sidney Crosby and fellow Penguin Chris Kunitz scored as the Canadians won gold for the third time in the past four Olympics.
Dan Bylsma grimaced. Coaching Team USA these past two weeks had been the greatest honor of his career. Now it was over.
Sidney Crosby and Team Canada have more than just gold-medal hopes on the line today against Sweden -- they have the pride of a country.
The Americans, who had scored 20 goals in their four victories, could not generate enough quality scoring chances Friday to beat Canada.