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Canada Wins Gold, Defeats USA in OT 3-2

VANCOUVER, BC - FEBRUARY 28:  Sidney Crosby #87 of Canada scores the matchwinning goal in overtime past Ryan Miller #39 of the United States during the ice hockey men's gold medal game between USA and Canada on day 17 of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics at Canada Hockey Place on February 28, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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Daniel KablackCorrespondent IIIFebruary 28, 2010

The Canadian Men's Hockey Team has won the Olympic gold medal defeating USA 3-2 in overtime.

Sydney Crosby finished off the tired American goalie Ryan Miller before the halfway point in the four-on-four overtime with a goal to end the game and bring Canada the gold medal in the 2010 Olympic Hockey Tournament.

The end of regulation was one of the most stunning finishes in Olympic history.

Team USA's Zach Parise scored a goal with 24 seconds left in the third to force the overtime.

The United States' runner-up position gives them a well-deserved silver medal.

Ryan Kesler and Zach Parise of Team USA had each had one goal during the game. Team Canada's Jonathan Toews, Corey Perry, and Sidney Crosby each had one goal a piece.

Ryan Miller finished the game with 35 saves on 38 shots. He finishes the tournament with five wins and one loss.

Canadian goalie Roberto Luongo finished the game with 34 saves on 36 shots and an undefeated 5-0 record.



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