The Canadians are ripe for the taking. The Americans know it, and the Canadians are about to find it out.
Phil Kessel scored two of his three goals in the opening 4:33 and became the first U.S. player with an Olympic hat trick in more than a decade.
Quick is getting the nod instead of Ryan Miller and Jimmy Howard. Miller helped the Americans win silver and was the Most Valuable Player of the hockey tournament at the 2010 Olympics when Quick was their No. 3 goalie.
Zach Parise of the Minnesota Wild was named captain of the U.S. men’s hockey team at the Sochi Olympics. Ryan Suter and Dustin Brown will serve as alternate captains.
What’s done is done. Kyle Okposo isn’t going to Sochi and there’s nothing anyone can do about it. That being said, it’s a blessing in disguise as far as the Islanders are concerned.
USA Hockey used to have it relatively easy picking players for the Olympics. Not anymore. “We did not pick the best 25 players,” general manager David Poile said Wednesday.
With 19 points, he has more than any other American skater. Among NHL leaders, only Sidney Crosby, Steven Stamkos and Henrik Sedin have more. He is Kyle Okposo, the former No. 7 overall pick in the 2006 draft.
Boosted by their 2010 experience, Team USA Hockey thinks winning the Gold medal is possible at the 2014 Sochi Olympics.
Team USA captured the Gold Medal at the World Junior Champions in Ufa, Russia by defeating defending champions Sweden 3-1.
Johnny Football? How about Johnny Hockey? New Jersey native John Gaudreau scored two goals as USA upset the favored Canadians early Thursday morning.
The Los Angeles Kings have plenty of respect for the New Jersey Devils, as the two Stanley Cup Finalists share many qualities.
Zach Parise is uncharacteristically underperforming during the Eastern Conference finals and knows he must raise his game.
Derek Stepan has dealt with high expectations with ease. His prep school coach, Tom Ward joined Hartnett to discuss Derek’s exciting progress with the Rangers.