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Americans fall short against Canadians in hockey, but teams are likely to meet for the gold medal

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea - One look at U.S. forward Brianna Decker's face, sweaty and frowning after her team's 2-1 loss to Canada on Thursday dispelled the notion that the teams' preliminary-round finale at Kwandong Hockey Centre meant nothing because both had clinched spots in the Olympic tournament semifinals.

One glance at the pushing and shoving at the end, one look at the rueful expression of U.S. forward Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson and the happy smile of

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