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Canada claims gold as Crosby ends slump

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Sidney Crosby scored on a breakaway in the second period as Canada retained their Olympic title, rolling over Sweden 3-0 to claim a record ninth gold and the first on European soil in 62 years. 

Canada's Sidney Crosby poses during the Men's Ice Hockey Medal Ceremony at the Bolshoy Ice Dome during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 23, 2014

Jonathan Toews and Chris Kunitz also scored and goaltender Carey Price posted the shutout for Canada who became the first country to win back-to-back Winter Olympic Games titles since the Soviet Union in 1988.

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