We knew we were in for a thrilling night as two Original Six rivals prepared to meet in Game 7 on Wednesday. The game delivered all the dramatic moments we were expecting and the Twitter world reacted.
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Although it seemed most Canadian fans wanted to see Team North America in the World Cup of Hockey semifinal, Team Canada's first elimination game will see them face-off against their historic rivals from Russia. more »
Sidney Crosby and the juggernaut Canadians will meet Alex Ovechkin and the determined Russians in the first semifinal of the World Cup of Hockey on Saturday (6:30 p.m. ET, CBC, CBCSports.ca), in the latest meeting of the two most successful nations in hockey. more »