TURIN, Italy -- In sheer numbers, America rules. For every person in Finland, there are 60 people in the United States.
Give Goliath a puck and a stick, however, and Finland hardly trembles.
After finishing pool play with another loss yesterday, the United States draws undefeated Finland in the quarterfinals of the Olympic hockey tournament today.
The Finns outscored opponents 17-2 in their five pool games. The Americans won one, tied one and lost three, and a loss today would send them home.
"They eat the same food. They drink the same beer," Finnish star Teemu Selanne said. "They're not better than us."
The Americans finally scored...