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Bars open their doors early to allow fans to drink and enjoy the game.

Photos by Allison Drinnan and Alyssa Quirico

Published on February 23, 2014


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(left) Jamesons bartender Glenn Smith reaches for a bottle of liquor as he serves a packed bar on Feb.23 at 6:30 a.m. – not a typical sight in Calgary. AGLC allowed bars to open at 4 a.m. for the game and serve alcohol starting at 5 a.m.

(middle) Mike Laframboise and Ashley Rohde sit in Jamesons Brentwood location and begin to watch the first period of the gold medal game between Canada and Sweden.

(right) A Canadian hockey fan takes photos of the loud crowd at Jameson's early Friday morning. Moments later Chris Kunitz would go on to score the third and final goal of the game for Canada.