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TORONTO -- Fourth line, really?Well, technically, yes. Allen Iverson Jersey .Joe Thornton, Ryan OReilly and Matt Duchene count a combined $20.25 million toward the salary cap for their NHL teams this season. But on this team, they are the fourth group of forwards. They are yet another reason Team Canada can win in a million different ways in this World Cup of Hockey, an absolute matchup nightmare that Europe is up next trying to defend Wednesday night (8 ET, ESPN2) with first place on the line in Group A.Obviously yeah, minutes-wise, were the fourth line, Duchene said after his two goals Tuesday night fueled Canadas dominating 4-2 win over Team USA. Were the fourth line in the rotation. But weve found some good chemistry and I think when you look at how deep our team is, its more like four first lines. Thats the way we want to carry ourselves. We dont want to limit our role and our ability because we are the fourth line. We want to play the game that we know how to play.Well, that was on full display in the win over the U.S., OReillys unit manhandling the Americans on many a shift.So if youre Europe head coach Ralph Krueger on Wednesday night and youre trying to figure out ways to stop lines centered by Sidney Crosby, Ryan Getzlaf and Jonathan Toews, it stands to reason your fourth line likely ends up matched against Duchenes gang.Good luck with that.A lot of time we get the fourth-line matchups and I think were a skilled line as well, you saw Duchie have a big game tonight and playing phenomenal, said OReilly. But I think we can provide that extra wave, that relentless wave of puck possession, not just going out there and grinding but still making plays and wearing teams down by having the puck. Thats our goal and our mindset going into games.Canada has 10 goals in two games and it feels like it left some on the table. Theyve got the puck nearly all the time. The forecheck and cycle game has left the Czech Republic and U.S. gasping for air.OReilly was asked how he thought it might feel like for other teams to defend this four-line attack.I think were relentless, I think we have four lines that consistently find ways to create, said the Buffalo Sabres center. Having that, its got to be tough for any team to play against, he added rather matter-of-factly, not arrogantly.Team Canada head coach Mike Babcock indicated Claude Giroux likely will play his first game of the tournament Wednesday night. Thats right, one of the NHLs most prolific scorers the past five years gets to get out of the press box along with his $8.275 million cap hit on his NHL team and play a game.Mercy.Definitely thats going to be a different animal, Europe winger Marian Hossa said of facing Canada. Its the favored team to win this tournament. Its going to be a great measurement of where were at. Obviously, theyre huge favorites at home, so well try to surprise them.If Europe can pull off the upset, the best chance will come from Canada playing back-to-back games and having difficulty, perhaps, re-creating the kind of emotional engagement that comes so naturally against Team USA.Within 24 hours theyre going from playing a heated rival, which they knocked out of the tournament, to facing a team thats never existed before this tournament.Well, I think theres a lot of pride, were fighting with them for first place in the pool, so theres a lot riding on that, responded Team Canada forward John Tavares, when asked how they avoid a letdown against Europe. Its such a short tournament, you dont have many chances to make any mistakes or have any letdowns. I think theres great character in the locker room and great leadership, a lot of pride within our group to go out there and keep getting better as a team and individually. You know, youre playing for your country, these chances dont come around very often, so you make every game matter.Having already booked a ticket to the semifinals, first place in the pool is the carrot left for Canada. But in the bigger picture, its the idea thats constantly hammered home by Babcock of raising the teams game every step of the way so that it is at its highest level at the end. Its what happened in Vancouver and Sochi.Thing is, theyve come flying out of the gates. How much room is there to improve?Lots, if you believe Babcock.There were times tonight that I didnt think we were even close to being as good as were capable of being, Babcock said after the win over Team USA. But it was an opportunity to get better today, and now were set up to play more games in the tournament, which is real positive. And weve got to take some steps because we werent as good as were capable of being tonight.Sure, Team Canada was sloppy at times in the U.S. victory.But lets be serious here, the team that has won 12 consecutive games in best-on-best hockey, dating back to the Vancouver 2010 Games, is looking more dangerous than both versions of the squad that has won back-to-back Olympic gold medals.Really.Good luck, everyone. Mike Conley Jersey . The incident occurred at 19:56 of the second period of the Kings 4-2 road win over Edmonton on Sunday. Nolan punched Oilers forward Jesse Joensuu in the jaw in front of the Kings goal during a scrum. Marc Gasol Jersey . "I was fortunate to play many years at this level with a great organization and unbelievable teammates," said Hejduk in a statement. . Supported by three-run homers from Jayson Werth and Wilson Ramos, the young right-hander went seven strong innings in the Washington Nationals 8-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night. PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Joseph Viviano III and Semar Smith ran for two touchdowns apiece as Harvard picked up its first conference win, beating Brown 32-22 on Saturday.Viviano had 205 yards passing for the Crimson (2-0, 1-0 Ivy League). Smith ran for 89 yards on 22 carries and Jake McIntyre kicked a field goal.In the second quarter, Viviano ran for two scores and Smith ran for a third to help Harvard build a 25-10 halftime lead.The Bears (1-1, 0-1) got as close as 24-16 late in the third quarter on aa Kyle Moreno 24-yard touchdown pass. Brandan Wright Jersey. . Smith answered with another touchdown to make it 32-16 with 1:15 left in the period.Brown scored again with 3:54 left in the fourth quarter but the two-point conversion failed and the Bears final drive stalled, sealing the win for the Crimson.Moreno was 31-of-49 for 302 yards passing and three touchdowns for the Bears. 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