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Indiana comes into its final two games of the regular season with nothing on the line as far as playoff position. Its 1-4 straight-up (0-5 against the spread) record down the stretch helped ensure it would remain in the No.3 spot in the Eastern Conference and this past Sunday’s 90-80 loss to No.2 New York as a 3.5-point road underdog sealed the deal.
The semifinals of the Olympic Ice Hockey tournament wrap up on Friday night in Vancouver, where the host nation, Team Canada, will take on the red hot Slovaks.
On Thursday night, the United States of America and Canada can collect more gold medals for their respective country’s arsenal in the finale of the women’s ice hockey tournament.
A day after disposing of the Germans 8-2, the Canadian hockey team will have to take to the ice once again when they face off with their arch-rivals from Russia. Many thought that this would be a potential Gold Medal game down the road, but thanks to the fact that the United States stole Group A from the host nation, the Russia/Canada match is a quarterfinal 3/6 clash. The Russians won Group B by edging out the Czech Republic on Sunday, and they've intently been watching as Canada and eight other teams had to battle it out in qualification yesterday.
The qualification round of the 2010 Winter Olympics for ice hockey takes place on Tuesday in Vancouver, and the premier showdown that the nation’s eyes will be glued to will be between Canada and Germany.