2014 Sochi Games
The Islanders’ franchise player will require eight to 12 weeks of rehab, but should be able to participate in offseason workouts leading up to training camp in September.
For the rematch, Canada skipped the overtime and shelved the theatrics. One slick goal and 60 minutes of stifling defensive hockey kept the Canadians firmly on top of the U.S. and moved them to the brink of gold again.
Garth Snow is angry, and understandably so. But the words that came out of his mouth on Thursday regarding the shocking injury that ended John Tavares’ Olympics and, more importantly, his season with the Islanders, were misguided.
If you take an honest look at Canada’s 1-0 victory over the United States in the Olympic hockey tournament semifinal, the difference seemed to be a lot more than one goal.
Russia’s cupboard was so bare of world-class female figure skaters that the sport’s most dominant nation had to turn to the kids a few years ago. Among those youngsters was Adelina Sotnikova.
The puck skittered the length of the ice on its way toward the empty Canadian net before clanging off the post and coming to rest in front of the crease. It was, for a few more seconds at least, still a one-goal game.
Ryan Callahan is soaking up the Olympic experience, one that could possibly end golden for the Americans.
Dustin Brown banged in a go-ahead goal late in the first period and the United States went on to dominate the Czech Republic 5-2 Wednesday, earning a spot in the Olympic hockey semifinals for the second straight time.
Tavares went down in a heap following a big hit along the boards by Latvia’s Arturs Kulda during the second period of Canada’s 2-1 victory in the Olympic quarterfinals on Wednesday.
With Henrik Lundqvist in goal, Sweden never seems to be short-handed.
Zuccarello, who has 15 goals and 43 points in 58 games this season for the Blueshirts, suffered a non-displaced fracture in his hand while playing for Norway in the preliminary round, the Rangers announced.
With a loss to Slovenia on Tuesday, his Austrian squad was eliminated from the Olympic tournament. But by all accounts, Michael Grabner had a phenomenal run.
T.J. Oshie brainstormed while he skated to center ice, desperately trying to come up with one last move to end an epic shootout. He had already taken five shots at Sergei Bobrovsky, and the Russians were still even.
They were touted as the fastest speedskating suits in the world. Now the U.S. is dumping the high-tech attire after a dismal start to the Sochi Olympics.
Britain’s Lizzy Yarnold won the season’s first race on a technicality. The season’s last race, there was no argument. There’s also no arguing that America’s Noelle Pikus-Pace will retire happy.