Waiving the Flag

The opening of the 20th winter Olympics in Torino was a proud moment for Italy. But when Italy's hockey team steps onto the ice at the Palasport Olimpico on Feb. 15, it will be a proud moment for Canada. That's where 10 of the Italian team's 23 players and three of its four coaches were born and raised. Many of the names on the Italian roster — try Carter Trevisani — sound like they belong to players on an Ontario farm team. Then again, the Italian squad is like a Canadian farm team. "I still dream about playing in the National...

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