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Daily Links for Sunday, Feb. 28

Ryan Miller, Sidney Crosby. You boys know each other?
Ryan Miller, Sidney Crosby. You boys know each other?

USA vs. Canada today, 3pm for the gold medal. What else can you say? Nothing. So I won't. Enjoy the game and goooooo USA!!!

Today's Game:
Canada vs. USA - 3:15pm - NBC, CTV, TSN, every other channel in Canada

Ryan Miller learns to deal with the spotlight -
Having led his team to the gold-medal game against Canada, Ryan Miller has found it’s impossible to avoid the limelight.

A look at key matchups in Sunday's battle for gold - looks at some of the key numbers and matchups in Sunday’s gold-medal showdown between the United States and Canada.

Americans ready for clash in hostile conditions - CTV
Even American hockey players cannot wait to see the passionate atmosphere around their Olympic final showdown with Canada on Sunday, and they are going to be the targets of a hockey-mad nation's wrath.

Gold-medal game is rematch of 2002 -
Sunday’s gold-medal game features only a few returnees on each team from the clubs that met for the 2002 Olympic championship.

Luck could play a role in Canada-USA hockey game - TSN
When two great teams like Canada and the U.S. face each other for gold - both playing a pressure fore-checking game, designed to force turnovers - the line between winning and losing is so fine, as Steve Yzerman notes.

Canada hasn't been as Crosby-centric as predicted
Many viewed the 2010 men's Olympic team as Sidney Crosby's team; figuring that as Sid went, so would the team. He's been good, but middle of the pack statistically among his teammates.

Roberto Luongo gets his chance to win the big one -
Roberto Luongo gets the chance to win the big one for the first time in his career when he takes the ice for Canada in Sunday’s gold-medal game.

NHL referees McCreary, O’Halloran to work gold-medal game -
NHL referees Bill McCreary and Dan O’Halloran have been assigned to work Olympic the gold-medal game between Canada and the United States.

U.S. men's hockey team one win away from making more history - ESPN
The U.S. men's hockey team, the team GM Brian Burke said repeatedly wouldn't be anyone's pick to win a gold medal, is mind-bogglingly one win away from a gold medal.

Low-profile Team USA on the cusp of something big - Sporting News
How far has USA hockey come in the past six months? Craig Constance investigates.

The hottest ticket in Canadian sports history - TSN
Gold-medal mania - tickets to Canada-U.S. grudge match are worth their weight in gold

U.S. players' flights were scheduled for morning of gold game - Puck Dadd
David Backes was supposed to fly out of Vancouver on Sunday morning, but found himself with a bit of a scheduling conflict: the gold medal game for Olympic men's hockey.