Accommodations for athletes in Sochi have been, shall we say, not exactly up to par.
Ryan Miller’s goaltending was the key as the USA won silver and nearly stole gold from Canada at Vancouver in 2010.
As Team USA gears up for the biggest sporting events of their lives in Sochi, they need some motivation to push themselves in ways they never have before.
With Detroit Red Wings forward Johan Franzen still battling the effects of a concussion, a spot is open on Team Sweden, and another Red Wing is on the list as a possible replacement.
NHL Could Reevaluate Sending Players To Sochi For Olympics, Some Players Elect To Leave Families Home
“It’s getting to the point where our lives are on the line if we go there,” Tim Oshie told the New York Times. “They’re talking about terrorizing families. I’d rather stay in the homeland.”
Along with St. Louis, Detroit and Chicago have the most Olympians of any NHL team this season, and Red Wings coach Mike Babcock said the two-week experience should be a renewing one for players.
If you haven’t been already, you’re about to be inundated by Winter Olympic commercials.
Three ice dancing teams , who train in metro Detroit, have been named to the 2014 U.S. Olympic team for the winter Olympics in Sochi.
USA Hockey has tabbed Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Dan Bylsma as the coach for the U.S. Olympic men’s hockey team at the 2014 games in Sochi, Russia.
It’s a shocking statistic: One in three teens are the victims of dating violence or abuse. That’s why Olympic Gold Medal Gymnast and Michigan native Jordyn Wieber is teaming up with Mary Kay’s “Don’t Look Away” campaign to help stop teen dating violence.