Fifty years of ghosts chased away in one night!

Wednesday nights total domination of the once feared Russian hockey machine provided no shortage of instant therapy for the ever anxious Canadian hockey fan. For those with particularly long memories, Wednesday night’s victory brought to an end a fifty year drought in Olympic hockey, giving Canada it’s first victory over a Russian squad since the 1960 Olympic games, the unofficial beginning of the long running Cold War of the ice.

Beyond soothing the jangled nerves after last Sunday’s disappointing loss to the USA and a too close for comfort match with the Swiss earlier, Canada’s 7-3 victory in the quarter final has finally put down those undercurrents of panic among the Canadian fan.

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