MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: U.S.men's hockey team gears up for semifinal match-up vs. Canada
SOCHI, Russia - Thee U.S. men's hockey team hits the ice today against Canada in the second of two semifinals beinning at 11 a.m. Both teams are unbeaten in Olympic play.
The U.S. will be looking to avenge a 3-2 overtime loss to the Canadians in the 2010 gold medal game in Vancouver. The Americans have ten players on the roster with Minnesota ties, including team captain Zach Parise. The winner advances to play Sweden or Finland in Sunday's gold medal match.