June 24, 2024

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Slovakia Upsets USA in Shootout to Advance to Semifinal

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Slovakia Upsets USA in Shootout to Advance to Semifinal

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A late goal to pressure additional time adjusted the program of the game as Slovakia upset the Team A winners, the United States, 3-2 in the shootout, becoming the 1st workforce to progress to the men’s Olympic hockey semifinal.

Slovakia will engage in for a medal for just the second time in the team’s existence, ending fourth in Vancouver. It was a large bounce-back for the ninth-rated IIHF workforce, who completed 11th in the previous two Olympic Games. The People in america fell shorter just after heading a perfect 3- in the spherical-robin although foremost 2-1 in the last moment of Wednesday’s quarterfinal.

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