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In photos: American men’s hockey dominates Canada in highlights of Day 8 of the Winter Olympics

Team USA’s men’s hockey team beat Team Canada to win 4-2 in their preliminary round showdown at the Beijing Winter Olympics on Saturday, beating their rivals for the first time since 2010.

The big picture: On the eighth day of the Games, the United States team won its fifth gold medal in Beijing. Lindsey Jacobellis and Nick Baumgartner came from behind to win the first-ever mixed team snowboard cross.

Team USA’s Lindsey Jacobellis (right) crosses the finish line in the Mixed Team Snowboard Cross Final on Day 8 of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)
Lindsey Jacobellis and Nick Baumgartner of the United States celebrate their gold medal during the Mixed Team Snowboard Cross at Genting Snow Park during the Winter Olympics on February 12, 2022 in Zhangjiakou, China. (Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images)
Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue of Team USA skate during the Ice Dance Rhythm Dance on day eight of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics at Capital Indoor Stadium on February 12, 2022 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
The Chinese team competes in the Women’s Team Pursuit Quarterfinals on day eight of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics at the National Speed ​​Skating Oval on February 12, 2022 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)
Team USA’s Novie McCabe competes in the Women’s 4x5km Cross Country Relay. Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images
Gold medalist Hannah Neise of Team Germany reacts after the 4th round of the Women’s Skeleton on the eighth day of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics at National Sliding Center on February 12, 2022 in Yanqing, China. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)