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SWITZERLANDScotty Bowman wrote the book, Sean Simpson made the movie
CANADAGuys like Stamkos live for these games with Slovenia
RUSSIAIn QF, we win 16-8, in SF, 32-16...no problem
SWEDENDaniel and Henrik are taking us to the ABBA Museum!
FINLANDThe easy way is not the Finnish way
UNITED STATESToo bad we weren’t playing the Leafs
SLOVAKIAWe respect the Pope, but not the Bishop
CZECH REPUBLICWhen we say “Tomas,” Norway says “No mas”
GERMANYWe’d like to dedicate this one to Justin Bieber’s monkey
LATVIAHeys, its coulds bes worses
FRANCEWe’ll always have Russia
DENMARKOkay, who put “Dong Energy” on our foreheads?
BELARUSGomel, Belarus will not be renamed “Gomez”
AUSTRIAAs Isaac Newton said, “What goes up must come down”
SLOVENIASo...we get the silver medal, right?