The Big USA - Canada showdown is only a day away, so get you fill with some links. There's a few non-critical Sabres links after the break as well.
Switzerland vs. Norway - 3pm - MSNBC
Slovakia vs. Latvia - 7:30pm - MSNBC
Belarus vs. Germany - 11:55pm - MSNBC
Bobby Ryan meets curling? U.S., Canada talk blissful downtime - Puck Daddy
What are the US hockey players going to do with their downtime?
Former Olympic foes now part of Team USA family - NHL.com
In 1980, Peter Stastny and Bob Suter were Olympic foes. Today, their sons are playing for Team USA at the Vancouver Games.
U.S. hockey ready to nuke lines for Canada showdown? - Puck Daddy
Despite being up 2-0 in the tournament, Team USA is unhappy with the play of its top lines, and coach Ron Wilson is considering making changes.
Vyacheslav Bykov: "All games at the Olympics should be played with passion" - Russianhockeyfans.com
Russian coach Vyacheslav Bykov talked about the reasons of the loss to Slovakia, and stated that not all players had passion.
Derek Roy, Take Your Penalty Lap - Top Shelf
Heather proposes that the NHL steal the penalty lap concept the biathlon uses whenever a player screws up. I would be totally on board with this.
NHL Mid-Season Statistical Leaders: Volume 2 - Behind The Net
Patrick Kaleta is still the best in the league at drawing penalties; other non-traditional stats.
Tips on how to recover the morning after - Justin Bourne
Some of you may need these pro-hockey tips for shaking off a nasty hangover this morning.