Jeff Sauer admits he was not initially ecstatic over the prospect of coaching the U.S. National Sled Hockey Team.
Four years ago, Ryan Miller was named the Most Outstanding Player as the United States men’s hockey team won the silver medal. This weekend, the US will be playing for the bronze and “home” will have their collective eyes on the ice in Sochi.
Herb Brooks hasn’t been with us for ten years.
In Sochi, University of Wisconsin alum and San Jose Sharks center Joe Pavelski probably won’t garner the same level of attention that USA teammates Patrick Kane and Ryan Miller might. But in his hometown of Plover, Wisc., Pavelski is a bona fide superstar.
It would be easy to judge a book by its cover. But when it comes to 2014 US Olympic hockey player Amanda Kessel, the true story lies in all the pages in between.