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Alberta Bars Can Open At 5 A.M. For Gold Medal Hockey Game

02/21/2014 05:13 EST | Updated 02/21/2014 05:59 EST
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Sochi, Russia - February 21 - SSOLY- In second period action, Jamie Benn (22) scores the first goal of the game and celebrates with Corey Perry. At the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Canada's men's hockey team took on team USA in semi-final action at the Bolshoy ice palace. February 21, 2014 (Richard Lautens/Toronto Star via Getty Images)

Whether you love her or not, Premier Alison Redford just did Alberta one big solid, announcing the province would allow bars to open and serve alcohol at 5 a.m. Sunday morning for the Canadian men's gold medal Olympic hockey matchup against Sweden.

“We appreciate the outpouring of enthusiasm of Albertans who want to gather to watch the game on Sunday and will support licensees to serve liquor when the puck drops.” Bill Robinson, President & CEO of the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission said in a statement.

Canada's men's hockey team beat the United States Friday 1-0.

They face off against Sweden Sunday at 5 a.m. MT for the Olympic gold medal.

Go Canada Go!

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