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SOCHI SCENE: History for Slovenia

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Photo - Slovenia forward Anze Kopitar, left, forward Robert Sabolic (55) and Slovenia forward Rok Ticar celebrate after a third period goal against Slovakia during a men's ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Slovenia forward Anze Kopitar, left, forward Robert Sabolic (55) and Slovenia forward Rok Ticar celebrate after a third period goal against Slovakia during a men's ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
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SOCHI, Russia (AP) — "Now that we've beaten Slovakia, maybe they're not going to mix us up with them anymore." — Slovenia forward Anze Kopitar, after the men's hockey team picked up the team's first ever Olympic victory, 3-1 over Slovakia.

— By Jon Krawczynski — Twitter http://twitter.com/APKrawczynski

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