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2014 Olympics gold medal game in photos

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A closer look at Crosby’s breakaway goal on Lundqvist, punctuated with a deke to the backhand (Getty Images) Author: The Hockey News

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2014 Olympics gold medal game in photos

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As Canada took home it second gold medal in as many Olympics, The Hockey News' art team picked out the best images from the final game against the Swedes.

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The gold medal game puck looks the part. (Getty Images)
The gold medal game puck looks the part. (Getty Images)[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_9161" align="alignnone" width="644"]
A long way from home, Canada has passionate fans on hand (Getty Images)
A long way from home, Canada has passionate fans on hand (Getty Images)[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_9169" align="alignnone" width="644"]
Johnny Oduya moves the puck for Sweden with Kunitz on his heels (Getty Images)
Johnny Oduya moves the puck for Sweden with Chris Kunitz on his heels (Getty Images)[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_9168" align="alignnone" width="644"]
Patrice Bergeron of Canada and Patrik Berglund of Sweden hold their breath as the puck skips past goalie Henrik Lundqvist (Getty Images)
Patrice Bergeron of Canada and Patrik Berglund of Sweden hold their breath as the puck skips past goalie Henrik Lundqvist (Getty Images)[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_9163" align="alignnone" width="644"]
Jimmy Ericsson, left, and Erik Karlsson, right, sandwich Canadian captain Sidney Crosby as he drives the Swedish net (Getty Images)
Jimmy Ericsson, left, and Erik Karlsson, right, sandwich Canadian captain Sidney Crosby as he drives the Swedish net (Getty Images)[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_9166" align="alignnone" width="644"]
Rick Nash, right, gets the inside track in a puck pursuit versus Sweden’s Alex Steen (Getty Images)
Rick Nash, right, gets the inside track in a puck pursuit versus Sweden’s Alex Steen (Getty Images)[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_9159" align="alignnone" width="644"]
Jonathan Toews does a celebratory lunge after putting Canada up 1-0. Jeff Carter looks on (Getty Images)
Jonathan Toews does a celebratory lunge after putting Canada up 1-0. Jeff Carter looks on (Getty Images)[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_9167" align="alignnone" width="644"]
Carey Price finds what he’s looking for as Sweden comes close to a goal, but not close enough (Getty Images)
Carey Price finds what he’s looking for as Sweden comes close to a goal, but not close enough (Getty Images)[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_9156" align="alignnone" width="644"]
Swede Daniel Alfredsson watches his backhander in the final Olympic game of his career (Getty Images)
Swede Daniel Alfredsson watches his backhander in the final Olympic game of his career (Getty Images)[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_9160" align="alignnone" width="644"]
All eyes are on Gustav Nyquist, left, and Nash, who are front and center in a race for the puck (Getty Images)
All eyes are on Gustav Nyquist, left, and Rick Nash, who are front and center in a race for the puck (Getty Images)[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_9162" align="alignnone" width="644"]
A closer look at Crosby’s breakaway goal on Lundqvist, punctuated with a deke to the backhand (Getty Images)
A closer look at Sidney Crosby’s breakaway goal on Henrik Lundqvist, punctuated with a deke to the backhand (Getty Images)[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_9158" align="alignnone" width="644"]
Crosby raises his arms in triumph after his lone goal of the tournament puts Canada ahead 2-0 (Getty Images)
Sidney Crosby raises his arms in triumph after his lone goal of the tournament puts Canada ahead 2-0 (Getty Images)[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_9165" align="alignnone" width="644"]
Chris Kunitz leans into the shot that gives Canada a 3-0 lead (Getty Images)
Chris Kunitz leans into the shot that gives Canada a 3-0 lead (Getty Images)[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_9170" align="alignnone" width="644"]
The Canadians form a jubilant phalanx of red in Price’s crease after clinching the tourney title (Getty Images)
The Canadians form a jubilant phalanx of red in Price’s crease after clinching the tourney title (Getty Images)[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_9164" align="alignnone" width="644"]
A sullen Lundqvist drops to a knee, clad in silver after defeat (Getty Images)
A sullen Henrik Lundqvist drops to a knee, clad in silver after defeat (Getty Images)[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_9157" align="alignnone" width="644"]
The familiar sight of Crosby, who is used to a ‘C’ on his chest and gold around his neck (Getty Images)
The familiar sight of Sidney Crosby, who is used to a ‘C’ on his chest and gold around his neck (Getty Images)[/caption]

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