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Zach Parise named as men’s hockey captain for Team USA

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The Minnesota Wild’s Zach Parise was named the U.S. men’s hockey team captain for the Sochi Olympics on Friday afternoon. He is the youngest U.S. men’s hockey captain since National Hockey League players began competing in the Olympics starting with the Nagano Games in 1998. “I was pretty thrilled the other day to get that [more]

Wayne Gretzky dissects Olympic hockey tournament

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Wayne Gretzky¬†doesn’t believe home ice pressure will make the Russian men’s hockey team somewhat beatable in Sochi. Gretzky said the Russians will be “very difficult for anybody to beat” but stopped short of declaring them winners. “There’s a number of teams that can win,” Gretzky said, according to The Associated Press. “It comes down to [more]