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Watch Ralph Krueger's Game 2 speech to Team Europe

Points of emphasis included getting in Carey Price's 'kitchen' at World Cup

by Cristina Ledra @cledra / NHL.com Staff Writer

CAN@EUR: Krueger's Game 2 speech

CAN@EUR: Krueger pumps up Team Europe before Game 2

Team Europe coach Ralph Krueger fires up his squad with a pregame speech as they head into Game 2 of the World Cup final against Team Canada

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It's safe to say Team Europe wasn't the favorite to win the World Cup of Hockey 2016, but it has more than proven its worth by advancing to the final and battling Team Canada.

Team Europe coach Ralph Krueger, the chairman of Southampton F.C. of the Premier League, gave an impassioned speech ahead of Game 2 of the best-of-3 final.

Team Europe took Krueger's direction of getting in Team Canada goaltender Carey Price's kitchen to heart in Game 2 scoring a goal in the first period, though it remains to be seen if "Hossitchka" will stick as a nickname for Marian Hossa.

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