Winter Olympics: Track these Big Ten hockey names

When it comes to the Winter Olympics Big Ten schools are well represented in the marquee sport of hockey in both the men’s and women’s divisions. Have a look at who is playing in the 2014 Olympics on the and see what some of them are already tweeting from Sochi.

We’ve compiled a number of available Twitter and Instagram accounts and will be following their Olympic experiences via social media. Use the box below to see the latest from the players as well as @usahockey and check out the TV schedule for all hockey games at www.nbcolympics.com.

…Minttu Tuominen, Team Finland, played for Ohio State

MEN’S HOCKEY WOMEN’S HOCKEY
Ryan Miller, Team USA bio: Played 3 seasons at Michigan State Jessie Vetter, Team USA bio: Played in four national title games at Wisconsin (2006-07, 2009)
Duncan Keith, Team Canada bio: Played 1 season (2001-02) at Michigan State Hilary Knight, Team USA bio: Played 4 years at Wisconsin
Ryan Kessler, Team USA bio: Played 1 season (2002-03) at Ohio State Brianna Decker,  Team USA bio: Completed her senior season at Wisconsin last year
Paul Martin, Team USA bio: Played 3 seasons (2000-03) at Minnesota Meghan Duggan, Team USA bio: Played four years at the Wisconsin
Phil Kessel, Team USA bio: Played 1 season (2005-06) at Minnesota Megan Bozek, Team USA bio: Helped Minnesota to 2013 NCAA Division I national championship
Blake Wheeler, Team USA bio: Played 3 seasons (2005-08) with Minnesota Gigi Marvin, Team USA bio: Played 4 four seasons at Minnesota
Max Pacioretty, Team USA bio: Played 1 season (2007-08) at Michigan Anne Schleper, Team USA bio: Named All-WCHA First Team at Minnesota as a 2012 senior.
Carl Hagelin, Team Sweden, played for Michigan Mira Jalosuo, Team Finland, played for Minnesota
Brian Lebler, Team Austria, played for Michigan Meaghan Mikkelson, Team Canada, played for Wisconsin
Thomas Vanek, Team Austria, played for Minnesota Noora Räty, Team Finland, played for Minnesota
Ryan McDonagh, Team USA bio: Played 3seasons (2007-10) at Wisconsin Amanda Kessel, Team USA bio: Won 2013 NCAA Division I national championship at Minnesota as junior.
Ryan Suter, Team USA bio: Played 1 season (2003-04) Wisconsin Natalie Spooner, Team Canada, played for Ohio State
Joe Pavelski, Team USA bio: Played 2 seasons (2004-06) at Wisconsin Emma Terho, Team Finland, played for Ohio State
Derek Stepan, Wisconsin, Team USA bio: Played 2 seasons (2008-10) Wisconsin

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