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It's the World Police vs. the Mountees, Kyle and Stan vs. Terrance and Phillip, and regular bacon vs. Canadian bacon.
It's the World Police vs. the Mountees, Kyle and Stan vs. Terrance and Phillip, and regular bacon vs. Canadian bacon.

Today is the day we've all been waiting for - USA vs. Canada. We've got so many links on the big game, we couldn't fit them all before the break - so check after the break for even more USA/Canada talk!

Today's Games:
Czech Republic vs. Russia - 3pm - NBC, TSN
USA vs. Canada - 7:45pm - MSNBC, CTV
Finland vs. Sweden - 11:55pm - MSNBC, CTV

Yesterday's Results:
Switzerland Edges Norway 5-4 in OT - NHL.com
Slovakia dissects Latvia 6-0 - NHL.com
Belarus outlasts Germany 5-3 - NHL.com

Sidney Crosby, Ryan Miller Deal With Contrasts in Pressure - FanHouse
The two stars of their respective teams face different types of pressure as they collide head-to-head.

A loss to the US might not be a bad thing - CTV Olympics
It wouldn't necessarily be a bad thing if Canada loses Sunday to the U.S. The more hockey the better for this uncertain, still unassembled team, says Roy MacGregor.

Hawks duo ready for battle for top spot - TSN
Just about every marketing slogan used by the Chicago Blackhawks these past two years involves Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews. Now the two face each other as opponents.

Rivals turn linemates as Richards, Crosby join forces - NHL.com
Fans in Philadelphia may have a collective coronary on Sunday because their captain will be skating on the same line as that other captain.

Americans have Team Canada sized up - NHL.com
One of the key factors for Team USA on Sunday will be how it handles a Canadian opponent that is loaded with big bodies.

Team Canada survives shootout scare, but holes in lineup exposed - ESPN
In one game, Canada erased its Olympic shootout curse. But although the Canadians survived this scare against Switzerland, the game revealed holes in their lineup.

Martin Brodeur discusses U.S.-Canada rivalry - NHL.com
Martin Brodeur, now a citizen of both Canada and the United States, talks with NHL.com about the hockey rivalry between the countries.

Russians tinker with lines - NHL.com
Up to the minute news out of Russia's Saturday afternoon practice, thanks to intrepid NHL.com reporter Dan Rose.

Selanne earns Olympic record as Finns down Germany - TSN
Teemu Selanne's assist the other night has made him the all-time leading scorer at the Olympics with 37 career points.

Popsicles, speed skating highlight latest Blackhawks TV episode - Puck Daddy
The Chicago Blackhawks are holding a mini-Olympics during the break, and as a bonus the second video features Brian Campbell skating like's he's had a few too many Jaegerbombs.