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US men's hockey players becoming fast friends ahead of 1st Olympic faceoff

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The team's 25 players need to gel quickly before they take to the ice for the first time Wednesday.
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Gophers' Sheehy, Robson Earn Big Ten Honors After Sweeping Wisconsin

Gophers' Sheehy, Robson Earn Big Ten Honors After Sweeping Wisconsin

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MINNEAPOLIS - The University of Minnesota men's hockey team had two players earn Big Ten honors this week after getting a weekend sweep of Wisconsin.
Junior forward Tyler Sheehy was named the league's First Star of the Week, and goalie Mat Robson was named the Third Star of the Week.
Sheehy led the Big Ten with five points over the two victories. He had two third-period goals, including the game-winner, in a 4-2 win over Wisconsin on Friday. He also had a goal and two assists in Saturday's 7-1 win. It's his seventh career weekly award.
Robson made 61 saves on 64 shots over the two...
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Family, Country, Hockey: How USA Hockey Bound Tony and Cammi Granato Even Closer

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The most recognizable brother and sister in the history of USA Hockey, Tony is coaching the national team 20 years after his sister could first represent her country.
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All the Caps connections to the USA men's Olympic hockey team

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The NHL may not be participating in the 2018 Olympics, but the Capitals will still be well represented in PyeongChang. As the mens hockey tournament is
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USA coach Robb Stauber on victory over OAR, matchup with Canada

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Team USA women's hockey coach Robb Stauber discusses his team's big victory over the OAR and its upcoming game against Canada.
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Um, who are these guys? A cheat sheet for Canada's Olympic men's hockey team

Um, who are these guys? A cheat sheet for Canada's Olympic men's hockey team

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Postmedia hockey writer John Matisz serves up a Team Canada primer.
Below is everything you need to know about the 25-man Olympic roster selected by GM Sean Burke and the group at Hockey Canada.
Consider this a cheat sheet ahead of Canada's opening game versus Switzerland Thursday at 7:10 a.m. ET.
Goalies
Name: Justin Peters
The basics: 31 years old, 6-foot-1, 210 pounds
Hometown: Blyth, Ont.
Current team: Kölner Haie
NHL experience: 83 games played, 25-38-9 record, .901 save percentage
Need to know: Canada's third-string goalie is making his second appearance at a major international...
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On Olympics: In Reinvention, U.S. Women's Hockey Team Stresses Style but Sacrifices Goals

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After losses to rival Canada at the past two Olympics, the team's coach decided to think differently about how it plays.
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Team USA skiers stop by TODAY to discuss Olympic competition

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Skiers from Team USA join TODAY to talk about their runs so far in PyeongChang as well as their events coming up.
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Winter Olympics 2018: Team USA women's hockey rolls Russians, gets Canada next

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The American women's hockey team was every bit as dominant as advertised
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Team USA men's hockey eager to get going in PyeongChang

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The U.S. men's hockey team stops by TODAY to discuss how they've handled the Olympic experience so far.
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NBA playoffs 2018: Warriors ‘operating under the assumption' Andre Iguodala...

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I lost Liverpool the game - Karius apologizes for Champions League errors

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Florida State beats Clemson 5-4, advances to ACC title game

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Champions League 2018 final: Real Madrid's Dani Carvajal limps out of final...

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Rockets' Game 6 watch party to benefit Santa Fe High; team raises $100,000

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Houston will donate all the admission proceeds from the watch party it held for Game 6 of the Western Conference finals. Read more ...