Al Michaels was in Vancouver Friday as the U.S. Olympic hockey team took another step toward its first gold medal since 1980.

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Ken Dryden, Michaels' ABC broadcast partner from '80, was not in town. He had a prior engagement in Ithaca.

Speaking of Sunday's gold medal hockey game . . .

The cheapest ticket currently available on the secondary market goes for about $2,500.

That's a bargain if this U.S.-Canada game is anything like last weekend's.