Watch above: Canadian fans celebrate the men’s hockey win against Team USA across the country. Mike Armstrong reports
TORONTO – It wasn’t the gold medal game, but you might’ve thought it was based on reactions from Canadians across the country.
Team Canada faced off against the U.S. in the semifinals of the men’s Olympic hockey tournament on Friday, securing the win with a goal from Jamie Benn in the second period.
Watch: Benn family celebrates hockey win
Goaltender Carey Price was perfect in the net, making 31 saves for the shutout, and causing the hashtag #PriceVsUSA to trend on Twitter.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper reminded U.S. President Barack Obama of their friendly beer-wager following the match:
Watch below: A compilation of reaction to the Canada vs. U.S. men’s hockey game from Edmonton, Montreal, Winnipeg, Saskatoon and Toronto
Global News reporter Vassy Kapelos was at the Liberal Convention in Montreal, where she cheered along with Federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau as the crowd counted down the last seconds of the game:
Here’s a close-up of Trudeau counting down:
Hockey fans in Montreal were out in full force to celebrate Canada’s win. Watch what one Team USA fan had to do after losing his bet on the game:
Toronto housed hundreds of fans downtown at the Real Sports Bar and Grill, and they all went wild for the win:
We’ll be adding to this as more videos come in, but in the meantime here’s the best of Canadian reaction to the women’s hockey gold medal win from Thursday:
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