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New York bar says it won't sell Canadian beer during USA-Canada hockey game

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Team USA's semifinal hockey game with Canada has become a matter of national pride for many, even in silly ways. (AP)

We've seen heads of state wagering beer and a fake bet involving Justin Bieber, now here's the latest wacky development leading up to Friday's semifinal men's hockey game between Team USA and Canada at the Winter Olympics.

[Video: Remembering classic gold-medal game from 2010 between USA and Canada]

A pizza joint and bar in upstate New York says it won't sell Canadian beer during the hockey clash, which will send one team to the gold medal game in Sochi. Amherst Pizza & Ale House advertises more than 100 beer choices, but on Friday it'll knock the likes of Molson, Labatt and La Fin Du Monde off that list.

[Photos: Tragic faces of silver - Team USA women's hockey]

You can't blame them, considering we've already heard about Canadians segregating their beer rations in Sochi. After the U.S. women's heartbreaking loss to Canada on Thursday, American hockey fans probably aren't going to have a taste for Canadian beer anyway.

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