The United States and Canada are set to face off in the semi-finals of the men’s ice hockey competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. The US women are playing the Canadian women in the gold medal game today.
Naturally there is a rivalry built in there, and even President Barack Obama is getting caught up in the action and betting some White House brewed beer.
— darren rovell (@darrenrovell) February 20, 2014
Director Jamie Winterstern took it a step further creating his own “commercial” for the big game simply titled “Dear Canada.” It is an open letter from Americans who love hockey and are looking to curb Canada’s assumption that hockey is an after thought in the United States. The video shows young hockey players practicing while Jonathan Baron narrates and it will give you chills.
From the video’s about section on YouTube:
For every American kid who learned how to skate before they could walk. GO Team USA! A special thanks to the Bloomington Jefferson Jaguars and MSHSL.
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