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Goalkeeper Shannon Szabados of Canada (1) wave a flag after  the women's gold medal ice hockey game against USA at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

Goalkeeper Shannon Szabados of Canada (1) wave a flag after the women's gold medal ice hockey game against USA at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

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