5:51: Canada's getting chances....
5:41: Four-on-four for 20 minutes. USA is fast and has the better goalie. Argh.
5:34: "Somebody is going to be a national hero." JR on NBC. A little too many fist pumps though.
5:27: Noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo. 24.4 from gold.
5:23: Time out USA.
5:22: Two to go. Stomach tight.
5:20: Crosby can't score on a breakaway, aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhh
5:16: Five to go.
5:12: Eight to go.
5:09: It's got that Canada had a gazillion chances but... feeling.
5:08: UNBELIEVABLE SAVE BY MILLER.
5:06: Ryan Miller just dropped an easy glove save. The nerves will get everyone.
4:58: The audio synch on the replays is totally off in the replays.
4:56: Off the effin' post again.
4:55: Off the effin post.
4:55: Start of the third with a one-goal lead.
4:31: U.S. seems to have the momentum.
4:28: Eddie O points out that Team USA was offside on the goal... and Emrick points out it's not reviewable. The best and worst of NBC.
4:26: Weak goal on Luongo. Or was it tipped?
4:18: NBC also uses less crowd and ambient noise.
4:15: 2-0 Canada. Momentum for the Canadians says Eddie O, who's also calling it a pick play. Whatever. 2-0.
4:05: Another MOI reference from NBC. And it's Eric Lindros' birthday.
4:02: Duthie says team that scored first has won 26 of 29.
3:56: Good analysis by Jeremy Roenick on the Toews goal showing the three-foot pass of death from Jack Johnson. Roenick also called this '"The most important game in the history of hockey."
3:50: The online video feed is about a minute behind.
3:41: Emrick uses "waffleboard" and "sashay." I'm just sayin.
3:40: The NBC feed is about four seconds behind CTV feed.
3:39: Emrick's call was enthusiastic.
3:38: Goalll!!!!!!!!! Toews.
3:26: Emrick describes the crowd as "slightly partisan." It was a joke.
3:19: "If one of these goaltenders is average, they are going home with a silver medal," says eddie o. Yep.
3:17 NBC still in commercial. For the love of Jesus.
3:16: NBC in commercial when the Canadians come on to the ice.I'm not sure i can trust NBC.
3:15: Morgan Freeman doing VISA ads in the US too.
3:15: Jeremy Roenick says Canada must get in front of Ryan Miller. OK then.
3;15: Mike Millbury on the NBC panel just made a parallel between football and the forecheck. OK then.
3:12: Betters ads on NBC at least.
3;09: NBC playing the Miracle on Ice recap. That's one. Over / under on MOI references: 2,342.
3:07: eddie o says canada is the u.s's biggest rival but the same is not true for canada where they are playing for gold and gold alone.
3:05: My editor at the Spec wants me to watch the NBC feed and write 10". I'm not sure how i feel about that. chris cuthbert and pierre mcguire on CTV, mike emrick an eddie olczyk on NBC. Hmmmmm.
3:02: Cra-zee ALDO commercial. One of those ads I had no idea what it was for until the end.
3:00 p.m.: $2,000 for upper bowl seats, $10,000 to $15,000 for lower CTV reports. Cost to watch it in HD in my basement: $0.