There are 33 million Canadians hoping Team Canada can pull off the improbable and win Olympic gold on home ice. Make that 32,999,999 people.
Ken McCormick of Halifax will be cheering on Latvia. He is the hockey team's special guest, fulfilling a promise to him back in 2008.
McCormick's Latvian hockey odyssey is today's must read story.
By the way, the odds makers pit Canada and Latvia on opposite ends when it comes to the likelihood of winning gold:
Czech Republic 15/1