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USA vs. Canada: Patrick Kane's Showdown Sunday playlist

During the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, EW.com wanted to find out what music is inspiring U.S. athletes. With the men’s hockey team facing off against Canada tonight (MSNBC, 7 p.m. ET pre-show, 7:40 p.m. puck drop), it seemed like a good time to check in with Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane, who tells us he listens to five songs before every game:

1. “Hot in Herre” by Nelly: “I like the way this song gives you energy. It’s a classic.”
2. “Tarzan Boy” by Baltimora: “It’s all in the beat.”

3. “Bed Rock” by Young Money: “I like the diversity of the song, so many different singers.”
4. “Sing for the Moment” by Eminem: “This song makes you take every moment and make the most of it.”
5. “Fluxland” by XL: “Great techno tune. It really pumps you up. It’s got good vibes.”

Go USA!

More Olympics coverage from EW.com:
Olympic Studs of the Day
PopWatch on Ice: Figure skating recaps
Olympic Songs of the Day: The music that motivates Team USA
All of PopWatch’s Olympics commentary

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