Sochi 2014: Team Analysis - United States
Sochi 2014: Team Analysis - United States
Sochi 2014: United States Olympic Team Review

EDITOR'S NOTE: As part of RotoWire's Olympic Preview for the 22nd Winter Olympiad, we have asked six of our hockey writers to review each team in depth to analyze each team's strengths and weaknesses, and what they think their chances are for winning the Olympic gold. Make sure you check in each day this week for a new team preview.

Four years ago, the United States suffered a heartbreaking overtime loss on a seemingly innocuous forecheck in the corner of its own zone. Sidney Crosby went into the corner, the puck fell to Jarome Iginla, Sidney Crosby wheeled around, received a pass and beat Ryan Miller five-hole for the gold. The US had tied the game up in the dying moments thanks to Zach Parise, erasing the 2-0 deficit. That was Vancouver.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Dan Pennucci
Dan is a former sportswriter and English teacher. He has been covering hockey for Rotowire since 2002. Supports the New Jersey Devils, Washington Nationals and Chelsea FC.
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