Sweden's Nicklas Backstrom was the victim of circumstances, writes Scott Burnside.
You might not have liked the outcome, but one thing we were reminded of once again is that there is nothing like Olympic hockey.
Here are five things we learned in Canada's 3-0 shutout against Sweden to win the gold medal in Sochi.
The Swedes were without top center Nicklas Backstrom in Sunday's gold-medal game against Canada.
Americans have to resign themselves to going for bronze after trying to be too fancy against Canada, Scott Burnside writes.
The United States will be without Paul Martin, one of their top shutdown defensemen, for Friday's semifinal game against Canada, USA Hockey announced.
The sting of 2010 will never go away, but the Americans can't get caught up in a game of revenge or else ...
When the U.S. begins its win-or-go-home march, we'll find out if the team is as good as advertised.
Five lessons to know from Canada's overtime win over Finland.
Five lessons learned from Canada's 6-0 win over Austria on Friday.
Five lessons learned from Canada's 3-1 win over Norway on Thursday.
Los Angeles Kings netminder Jonathan Quick has drawn the starting assignment for Team USA in their first game of the Sochi Olympic hockey tournament Thursday night against Slovakia.
The talent is there, but do the Slovaks have the depth to take on deeper, more talented teams such as Canada, Sweden or the U.S.?
The Olympics have special meaning for NHL players, but there are plenty of questions about whether the league will continue to take part after Sochi, writes Scott Burnside.
Can Norway, Latvia, Austria or Slovenia upset the stronger nations at the Sochi Olympics?
They aren't a superstar-caliber team, but the Swiss have definitely moved into the realm of medal dark horse.