Category Archives: 2014 Olympics

2014 Olympics Women’s Hockey: USA-Canada Gold-Medal Game Preview

You’re about to hear a lot about history when the U.S. meets Canada in the gold-medal game in women’s hockey at noon ET on NBC. You’re going to hear a lot about the great North American rivalry coming into this … Continue reading

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USA downs Czech Republic in quarterfinals, will meet Canada in semis

The U.S. downed the Czech Republic 5-2 in a quarterfinal matchup to earn a date against Canada in the semifinals. Team USA got goals from James van Riemsdyk, Dustin Brown, David Backes, Zach Parise and Phil Kessel, while Jonathan Quick … Continue reading

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2014 Olympics Hockey: USA lines vs. Czech Republic

Things get real at the Olympics Wednesday. One bad day is all it takes to end a team’s tournament and all of that excitement generated in the preliminary round is for nothing. The U.S. will meet the Czech Republic, a … Continue reading

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United States of Hockey’s All-American Photoshop Contest

Ahead of the Olympics, United States of Hockey called for your best hockey related, super-American Photoshops and many of you delivered. Here’s a look at all of the submissions. A winner will be selected prior to the end of the … Continue reading

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2014 Olympics Hockey: USA vs. Czech Republic Quarterfinal Preview

The U.S. Olympic Men’s Hockey Team will meet the Czech Republic in the quarterfinal Wednesday at noon ET on USA Network. The game will also stream live on NBCOlympic.com, so if you’re at work and you have a cool boss, … Continue reading

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2014 Olympics Hockey: USA prepares for Quarterfinal, lines from practice

The U.S. won’t know its opponent until later this afternoon, but they got on the ice in Sochi and got back to work in preparation. When the tournament gets to this stage, it doesn’t take much for the unexpected to … Continue reading

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2014 Olympics Hockey: Team USA Preliminary Round Assessment

The U.S. Olympic Men’s Hockey Team finished the preliminary round Sunday with a 5-1 win over Slovenia and a final record of 2-1-0-0 (W-OTW-OTL-L) and a goal differential of plus-11. That makes the U.S. the No. 2 overall seed heading … Continue reading

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2014 Olympics Hockey: Team USA lines vs. Slovenia

Both the U.S. and Slovenia are coming off big wins, but each have to get right back after it today. The game has some pretty interesting implications. A U.S. win of any kind or Russia loss against Slovakia clinches the … Continue reading

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T.J. Oshie and the Power of the Olympics

T.J. Oshie has played six seasons in the National Hockey League. He has 241 career points in 349 games with the St. Louis Blues, was a first-round draft pick and a superstar college player at the University of North Dakota. … Continue reading

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2014 Olympics Hockey: USA-Russia Reviewed

So often a game gets hyped up to a degree where it’s impossible to live up to. Somehow, USA-Russia surpassed the hype. The game included back and forth action, some controversy and perhaps the most compelling shootout you’ll ever see. … Continue reading

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