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The pressure on the men to win an independent Russia’s first gold medal on home soil was greater than anything faced by the United States in 2002 or Canada in 2010.

“Our fans are a little bit tougher, I think,” Sergei Fedorov, a forward on the 1998 and 2002 Olympic teams, had said recently. “They don’t like when the national team loses.”

Russia Men’s Hockey Team Eliminated in Quarterfinals — from the New York Times.