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US crushes Slovakia 7-1 in opening game of men's Olympic hockey

Fox News - 12 Feb 2014
SOCHI, Russia – With just one game to prepare for its Olympic showdown with Russia, the United States men's hockey team decided to cram an entire tournament's worth of hard work and highlights into one spectacular opener. Paul Stastny scored twice ...
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Jim Johannson, GM of US men's Olympic hockey team, dies at 53

Los Angeles Times - 21 Jan 2018
Jim Johannson, the general manager of the U.S. men's Olympic hockey team for the Pyeongchang Games and assistant executive director of USA Hockey, died in his sleep Sunday morning in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA Hockey said in a statement. No cause of ...
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Without NHL players, Olympic hockey tournament is “wide open”

The Denver Post - 22 Jan 2018
Russia is considered the favorite because it has former NHL players Ilya Kovalchuk, Pavel Datsyuk and Andrei Markov, though Finland could make gold its sixth medal in the past five Games or Sweden could win for the first time since 2006. Coach Tony ...
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The problem with combined Korea ice hockey team

The Australian - 22 Jan 2018
On paper the idea of the two Koreas actually competing together sounds warm and fuzzy, a feel good high point of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics that will attract global scrutiny. Olympic officials have hailed it as a door opening to a brighter future ...
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Koreas may field a joint women's hockey team at Olympics

ABC News - 15 Jan 2018
North and South Korea want to field a joint women's hockey team at the Pyeongchang Olympics, and they have relayed their position to the International Olympic Committee, officials in Seoul said Monday. A joint team at the games in South Korea would ...
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Hockey Canada Gets 'Geography Lesson' in Forming Men's Olympic Team

New York Times - 11 Jan 2018
CALGARY, Alberta — Canada's Olympic hockey team will not have current N.H.L. players on the ice, but plenty of players from other leagues. Hockey Canada drew talent Thursday from seven different leagues across North America and Europe after the N.H.L ...
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The unlikely Olympic journey of John McCarthy, Team USA's ...

Sporting News - 20 Jan 2018
Of the 25 skaters to pull on a red, white and blue jersey for the United States men's Olympic hockey team next month, John McCarthy is probably the most unlikely. Unlike his 24 teammates, the 31-year-old McCarthy has never donned a U.S. sweater in ...
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Former FSU hockey player makes US Olympic team - 18 Jan 2018
Chad Billins recognized the opportunity and is now living out what he said doesn't even qualify as a pipedream. The former Ferris State University player and current Swedish professional will be suiting up for Team USA in the 2018 Winter Olympics in ...
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Canada women shooting for 5th straight Olympic hockey gold

WPXI Pittsburgh - 20 Jan 2018
Four years is a long time to wait for a second chance. For some, the chance for golden redemption has been much longer. The United States women's hockey team has not won Olympic gold since the sport was added to the games in 1998. The Americans have ...
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Rasmus Dahlin headlines Swedish Olympic hockey team - 16 Jan 2018
Jeff Marek takes a look at the top 10 prospects ready to make the jump into the NHL. Sportsnet Staff | @Sportsnet January 16, 2018, 8:53 AM. 48. Sportsnet Staff @Sportsnet January 16, 2018, 8:53 AM. 48. Defenceman Rasmus Dahlin was one of 23 players ...
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Women's March, Olympic Hockey Coach Dies: Patch Headlines - 22 Jan 2018
DENVER, CO -- Miss a day, miss a lot. Let's review some of the top stories on Patch this week. Metro Denver News. Women's March 2018 Denver: Share Your Photos Thousands of marchers surrounded Denver's Capitol Hill Saturday for the 2018 Women's March ...
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Stalberg named to Swedish Olympic Hockey Team

WCAX - 17 Jan 2018
BURLINGTON, Vt. - Former UVM men's hockey forward Viktor Stalberg '09 has been named to the Swedish National Team for the upcoming Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. Stalberg will compete in his first-ever Olympics, joining Ryan Gunderson '07 ...
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WATCH: Hockey Player Tells Dad He Made The Olympic Team

NPR - 02 Jan 2018
The 30-year-old Butler, who hails from Marlborough, Mass., skates for the American Hockey League's Milwaukee Admirals. Like 14 of his Olympic teammates, Butler has played on NHL teams. But this is the first Olympics in two decades that no U.S. team ...
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Canadian Olympic hockey team has West Island connection

Montreal Gazette - 17 Jan 2018
The Canadian Olympic men's hockey team will have a West Island connection. Two former members of the midget AAA Lac St. Louis Lions — defencemen Marc-André Gragnani and Maxim Noreau — were named to the Olympic hockey roster last week by the Team ...

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