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Gold Standard Returns for Canada At Beijing Olympics

Canada players and coaches sing the national anthem after being awarded their gold medals after they beat Sweden 3-0 in the men's ice hockey gold medal game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. Four years after walking away with a bronze medal after the NHL did not participate, Canada's team in Beijing has remnants of the ones that won gold in 2010 and 2014 and a roster that looks capable of doing it again. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
Canada players and coaches sing the national anthem after being awarded their gold medals after they beat Sweden 3-0 in the men's ice hockey gold medal game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. Four years after walking away with a bronze medal after the NHL did not participate, Canada's team in Beijing has remnants of the ones that won gold in 2010 and 2014 and a roster that looks capable of doing it again. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

(AP) -- Canada's hockey swagger is back at the Olympics.

Four years after walking away with bronze after the NHL did not participate in the Games, Canada's team in Beijing has remnants of the ones that won gold in 2010 and 2014 and a roster that looks capable of doing it again. Top player Eric Staal was in Vancouver, coach Claude Julien was on the staff in Sochi and the standard is again gold or bust.