Twitter Reaction: Team North America thrills in overtime

Nathan MacKinnon joins Scott Oake to talk about his OT winner and the frantic ending between Team North America and Team Sweden.

What a game. What a goal.

Team North America edged Team Sweden 4-3 in overtime, and it was one of the most eventful matchups of the World Cup tournament so far.

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The hockey world turned to Twitter to share their thoughts and reactions throughout the game — from Auston Matthews’ gorgeous game-opening goal and Johnny Gaudreau’s missed penalty shot to Sweden’s comeback and Nathan MacKinnon’s unbelievable game-winner in overtime.

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Let’s recap. Here’s a collection of what fans, teams and insiders were saying during that amazing overtime period.

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Sweden, with their record of 2-0 going into this game vs. The Kids, is guaranteed a spot in the semi-finals. but will we get to see North America suit up this weekend? We’ll have to wait to find out.

Team North America needs Finland to defeat Russia Thursday in order to advance.

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