Huffpost Politics

Crushing Olympic Hockey Defeats Made Worse: Obama Owes Canada Two Cases Of Beer

Posted: Updated:

Both hockey teams representing the United States in the Olympics lost in major match-ups with Canada this week, and now President Barack Obama has to pay up.

Obama made a bet with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper before the games this week, with the loser promising cases of beer to the winner.

On Thursday, the U.S. lost in the Olympic women’s hockey final in overtime by a score of 3-2. The men suffered a loss on Friday, falling to Canada by a score of 1-0.

Harper celebrated the victory by asking Obama to pay up:

For more on the 2014 Winter Olympics, go here.

Also on HuffPost:

Close
President Obama Drinking Beer
of
Share
Tweet
Advertisement
Share this
close
Current Slide

Suggest a correction

Around the Web

What did the White House and Canadian prime minister bet on ...

Hockey: America's No. 6 sport meets Canada's national obsession at the Olympics

 
Top Medal Winners
1 Russia 13 11 9
2 United States 9 7 12
3 Norway 11 5 10
4 Canada 10 10 5
5 Netherlands 8 7 9
6 Germany 8 6 5
Latest Medal Results
Ice Hockey - Men
Canada
Sweden
Finland
Bobsleigh - Four-man
Russia
Latvia
United States
Cross-Country - Men's 50km Mass Start Free
Russia - Alexander Legkov
Russia - Maxim Vylegzhanin
Russia - Ilia Chernousov
© STATS LLC 2014.