That was the only goal of the game. It was a great play. Canada is the better team.
The game was a blowout. Even though it was a 1-0 game, it was lopsided. The Canadian defense was suffocating and the Americans just had no rhythm and speed. They were not the better team.
And I am OK with that. The better team deserved to win it and they did. It was impressive all around for them.
But what if Team USA did win? What would that mean for the country? I would like to think that a gold medal win would make hockey more popular in the country. I would think that the attention would grow. But it won’t. Even a gold medal wouldn’t do that.