Earlier today, Canada defeated the United States 1-0 in the men’s hockey semi-final at the Sochi Olympics. Canada advances to the gold medal match against Sweden on Sunday. The U.S. team can still earn a bronze with a victory over Finland tomorrow.
This comes a day after the Canadian women’s hockey team won the gold medal by staging a comeback victory in overtime against the U.S. winning 3-2.
Ladies and gentlemen, the United States is number one at many things. But when it comes to hockey, Canada is supreme and this is how it should be.
And with that here is what I wrote about the meaning of hockey to Canada after the men’s hockey team defeated the U.S. for the gold medal in the Vancouver Olympics in 2010.