They say that hockey is like a religion in Canada. That's why we sent Steven Godfrey to watch a game, and why Andrew Berkshire wrote about how damn important hockey gold is up north.
Well, when Canada played Sweden for the gold medal today -- and won -- hockey literally was religion:
That kinda says it all. Thanks to our Maple Leafs blog, Pension Plan Puppets, here are some other images of Canada basically shutting down for the big game:
This is what a Canadian supermarket looks like this morning. pic.twitter.com/xQdTibVQhX— Rob Roberts (@itsrobroberts) February 23, 2014
Every single traffic camera in Canada right now pic.twitter.com/pvWCilUTDR— Mike Cockrall (@TeamCanada1) February 23, 2014