Best of 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics
The Sochi Games completed their 17-day run Sunday with Canada’s 3-0 victory over Sweden in the men’s hockey final, the last of 98 gold medal events.
It came on a day when Russia captured the medals race and IOC President Thomas Bach lauded the host city for its “amazing” transformation.
The Canadians won gold for the third time in the last four Olympics. Jonathan Toews scored in the first period and captain Sidney Crosby scored his first goal of the tournament in the second. Chris Kunitz also scored and Carey Price made 24 saves for Canada. Henrik Lundqvist stopped 33 shots for the injury-depleted Swedes.
Only three sports were on the schedule, with the other gold medals coming from Russian cross-country skier Alexander Legko, and Alexander Zubkov leading the way for the hosts in the four-man bobsled.
After struggling these last years, Alexander Zubkov set things right. He drove Russia…
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