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Hockey day in Buffalo

Charles Lewis/Buffalo News

Faithful fans: Mike Doughty, left, of Waterloo, Ont., waves a Canadian flag as he walks with family members on Chippewa Street as they headed for the Metro Rail station Sunday and a ride to HSBC Arena on the first day of the Junior World Hockey Championship. With him are sons Erik, 13, and Zach, 11, and the boys' grandparents Fred and Carole Freeman, of Calgary, Alberta.

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The line forms here: A large crowd waits to enter HSBC Arena for the game between Canada and Russia.

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Mark Mulville/Buffalo News

In from the cold: Fans start to enter HSBC Arena before the start of the Canada-Russia game.

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Robert Kirkham/Buffalo News

Buffalo connection: The Buffalo Sabres' French Connection attends opening ceremonies Sunday in the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center for Hockey Town USA, being held in connection with the championship. From left, are Rene Robert, Rick Martin and Gil Perrault.

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Game on: Participating in a bubble hockey game in the Convention Center are Micah Wright and Shane Berger, on the left side, and Lexie Hoeglmeier and Alicia Atkinson, on the right side. Cheering them on are Lexie Hoeglmeier, Rose Wright and Colton Wright.

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