SOCHI, Russia - There were no celebrations for the U.S. hockey team Friday, with Canada winning 1-0 and dashing the American hopes for men's gold for the third time since 2002.

And it happened just one night after the Canadian women had ousted their American counterparts for the third straight Olympics.

Jamie Benn scored in the second period and Carey Price made 31 saves for Canada.

Jamie Benn scored in the second period, Carey Price made 31 saves,

Canada and Sweden will play for the men's gold on Sunday. The Swedes beat Finland 2-1.

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For hockey fans, it should be a fantastic Friday.

The United States and Canada will renew their rivalry in the Olympic semifinals, a rematch of the 2010 and 2002 gold-medal games, both of which Canada won.

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In the other intriguing matchup, top-seeded Sweden faces Finland in a rematch of the 2006 Turin Games final won by the Swedes.