Did you really think it would be close? 
In order to have an upset you need to have one or more of the following:
- an amazing goalie (Kiprusoff if they beat the US)
- team depth and consistency (Germany actually almost beating Finland)
- an extrodinary motivational edge (Hlinka's tragic accident?)

Slovakia has none of those at this time so, depsite some people's predictions of an upset, the script plays out as planned and Canada thumps them 5-0.

In his prediction Michael said "Sorry, Canada, Slovakia is going to be a different team than when they played in the prelims." Depth. Chara looked horrible by the third period - he's not used to playing those minutes - Jacques never had him over 25 in Ottawa.

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