Day one of the men's Olympic hockey tournament was chaos


Let's see other college kids try to top that.

As the seconds slowly ticked down in the final frame, the ice seemed to tilt in Slovenia's favor as the team spent more time in the American end.

The contest between the two women's ice hockey super powers was played at a pace and skill level not witnessed in the other preliminary round contests, the display reminding everyone that the usa and Canada remain a class apart.

Meghan Agosta of Ruthven, Ont., and Hamilton's Sarah Nurse scored in the second period for the Canadians, who are aiming for a fifth straight Olympic title. But the Americans' energy inexplicably flagged in the third, to the surprise of coach Tony Granato. "I don't think that there's any better way". Hockey is primarily a white [sport]. Greenway didn't look overwhelmed on the Olympic stage. When they ask me to go to Greece and be first Russian to carry Olympic flame on way to Sochi I do it. He didn't think about race as it equates to hockey. However, it was Mursak who once again crushed their hopes.

"Go out and do something different against the typical stereotypes that most African-Americans play basketball, or whatever the case is". When you think about the free advertising that could come during the Olympics and the post-Olympics rating boost, this is very silly.

"You didn't really know what to expect it's been a long process we knew the Swiss would have a good and that they would play hard", Canada coach Willie Desjardins told reporters.

Eventually, Greenway wanted to take his game to the next level.

With the win, the Canadians can breathe a little easier as some of the pressure was lifted in a game played before a sparse crowd at the Kwandong Hockey Centre. Hockey was a family affair. Although players have done this since the 1970s with the legendary Summit Series in 1972 and all the way up to the World Cup of Hockey in 2016. "I was just next in line".

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"I just kept my eye on the puck", said Lacasse. The aftermath indicated the players felt it, too. Football, lacrosse, baseball. He was just "OK" in those sports, he said with a smile. "It's best-on-best competition. It's exciting hockey, it's always back and forth".

Greenway was a second-round pick of the Minnesota Wild in the 2015 NHL Draft, and is considered a highly coveted prospect within the organization. He's pretty gritty, a power forward.

In the other two games the US has played in PyeongChang, Team USA accumulated a similar shot advantage compared to its opponents.

In the first period, Team USA outshot Slovenia 11-3 and capped off their dominant opening period of play with a goal from KHL forward Brian O'Neill.

Yeah, but can he cook and create world peace? O'Neil also registered the secondary assist on the goal.

"He was outstanding", Granato said.

Once his National Hockey League career begins, Greenway said he hopes to use his story to encourage more minorities to pick up the sport. Energy management was the topic of conversation in the postmortem, as it was clear the Americans left it all on the ice at the start and the tank hit "E" by the third period. He said look for a "hard-working determined team".