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CANADAAgainst Hungary, Martin St. Louis stood tall
RUSSIAEverything is proceeding as Klaus Zaugg has foreseen
CZECH REPUBLICScandinavians are easy!
FINLANDAh, but Finns aren't Scandinavians
UNITED STATESDustin Brown is playing like a King
SWITZERLANDSigning with the Isles: $20 million. Beating Germany in OT: Priceless.
LATVIAWE HAVE THE BEST, NOISIEST, AND BLONDEST FANS!!!
SWEDENThese former Soviet republics are really starting to get on our nerves
BELARUSA Mezin grace, how sweet the saves...
SLOVAKIAPlease don't blame the referee
GERMANYWe want a new bylaw--all goalies must be named Dimitri
DENMARKYou can allow five goals a game and win--if you're the '84 Oilers
FRANCENever get involved in an ice war in Asia
HUNGARYRubbing the Attila the Hun figurine is not working
AUSTRIAEasy on the Sacher Torte, boys