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FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2010, file photo, USA's Patrick Kane (88) and Canada's Sidney Crosby (87) battle for the puck during the second period of a preliminary round men's ice hockey game at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Vancouver. Kane's maturation as a person and player seems to have helped the Chicago Blackhawks win two of the last four Stanley Cups, and improves the Americans' chances to win Olympic gold in hockey since the "Miracle on Ice," in 1980.(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)

FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2010, file photo, USA's Patrick Kane (88) and Canada's Sidney Crosby (87) battle for the puck during the second period of a preliminary round men's ice hockey game at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Vancouver. Kane's maturation as a person and player seems to have helped the Chicago Blackhawks win two of the last four Stanley Cups, and improves the Americans' chances to win Olympic gold in hockey since the "Miracle on Ice," in 1980.(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)

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