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In pictures: Canada and Sweden battle for Olympic hockey supremacy

The gold medal game of the 2014 Sochi Olympics

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The final hockey match’s score is indicated on the Bolshoy Ice Dome, top, with a view of the Iceberg Skating Palace, foreground, and the Olympic Cauldron, left, before the closing ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.

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Team Canada with their gold medals after beating Team Sweden in the gold medal Olympic hockey final, February 23, 2014 at the Sochi Winter Olympics.

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Canada's Sidney Crosby celebrates after scoring on Sweden during the second period of the men's ice hockey gold medal game at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games, February 23, 2014.

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Canada's Sidney Crosby celebrates after scoring on Sweden during the second period of the men's ice hockey gold medal game at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games, February 23, 2014.

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Canada forward Sidney Crosby scores a goal on Sweden goaltender Henrik Lundqvist during the second period of the men's gold medal ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.

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Canada's Rick Nash is checked by Sweden's Daniel Alfredsson during the second period of their men's ice hockey gold medal match at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 23, 2014.

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Canada's Patrice Bergeron collides with Sweden's goalie Henrik Lundqvist as he slides into the net during the first period of their men's ice hockey gold medal game at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 23, 2014.

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Canada's goalie Carey Price makes a save against Sweden during the first period of their men's ice hockey gold medal game at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 23, 2014.

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Canada's goalie Carey Price reaches back to glove a loose puck as Canada's Marc-Edouard Vlasic looks on during their men's ice hockey gold medal game against Sweden at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 23, 2014.

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Sweden's goalie Henrik Lundqvist lies on the ice after Canada's Sidney Crosby (not seen) scored on a breakaway during the second period of their men's ice hockey gold medal game at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 23, 2014.

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Canada's Sidney Crosby scores on a breakaway past Sweden's goalie Henrik Lundqvist during the second period of their men's ice hockey gold medal game at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 23, 2014.

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Sweden goaltender Henrik Lundqvist reaches to clear the puck away from Canada forward Jamie Benn during the second period of the men's gold medal ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.

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Canada forward Jonathan Toews gets a pass off against Sweden forward Marcus Kruger during the second period of the men's gold medal ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.

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Canada goaltender Carey Price reaches for the rebound on a shot by Sweden during the third period of the men's gold medal ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.

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Canada forward Jonathan Toews dives after the puck against Sweden defenseman Erik Karlsson during the third period of the men's gold medal ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.

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Goalkeeper Henrik Lundqvist of Sweden blocks a shot on the goal during the third period in the gold medal men's ice hockey game against Canada at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.

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Canada goaltender Carey Price blocks a shot during the first period of the men's gold medal ice hockey game against Sweden at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.

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Canada forward Sidney Crosby scores a goal on Sweden goaltender Henrik Lundqvist during the second period of the men's gold medal ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.

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Goalkeeper Carey Price of Canada catches a shot on the goal during the second period of the men's gold medal ice hockey game against Sweden at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.

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Goalkeeper Henrik Lundqvist of Sweden looks at an approaching the puck during the third period of the men's gold medal ice hockey game against Canada at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.

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Team Canada's Jonathan Toews celebrates his goal with Jeff Carter in the gold medal game against Team Sweden, February 23, 2014 at the Sochi Winter Olympics.

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Close call for Team Canada’s goalie Carey Price in the gold medal games against Team Sweden, February 23, 2014 at the Sochi Winter Olympics.

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Team Canada’s Patrice Bergeron slides into Team Sweden's goalie Hennik Lundqvist in the first period of the gold medal games against Team Sweden, February 23, 2014 at the Sochi Winter Olympics.

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