• Team USA's Loss to Slovenia in the Hockey Opener Isn't the End of the World. but It's Not Great

    6 monthes ago - By SI

    Yes, Team USA lost to Slovenia on the opening day of the Olympic men's hockey preliminary round, but it's not time to panic just yet.
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  • Combined Koreas come together to score historic women's hockey goal against common foe

    Combined Koreas come together to score historic women's hockey goal against common foe

    6 monthes ago - By National Post

    SEOUL - The divided Koreas reached their biggest moment of unity at the Winter Olympics by facing a common historical adversary: Japan.
    Even though a unified Korean team of ice hockey players lost 4-1 to Japan on Wednesday, the symbolism of a divided nation taking on its former colonial ruler at the Olympics was palpable. Days earlier, South Korean President Moon Jae-in had snubbed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for advocating military drills against North Korea.
    “That one goal means so much,” said Park Geun-taek, 42, a middle-school teacher who brought all his 31 students to the...
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  • The Internet Can't Believe the U.S. Men's Hockey Team Just Lost to Slovenia

    6 monthes ago - By Time

    While Team USA has been cleaning up at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics this year, handily scooping up medals in snowboarding, ice skating and luge, men's hockey turned out to be a weak spot on Wednesday after the U.S. team fell to Slovenia in overtime of the preliminary round of Group B play.
    Americans are pretty good at hockey: we have a national league that's widely considered the best in the world, after all. But this year, the NHL declined to allow its players to participate in the Winter Olympic Games, citing concerns about having to put the league on hold for three weeks. Instead...
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  • The U.S. Men's Ice Hockey Team Just Lost Its First 2018 Winter Olympics Game. Here's Why

    6 monthes ago - By Time

    Team USA hockey fans anticipating another “Miracle on Ice” shouldn't hold their breath - at least when it comes to the men's team.
    The U.S. men's ice hockey team lost its first match of the 2018 Winter Olympics on Wednesday after Slovenia rallied for a 3-2 comeback win. Despite leading the game 2-0 before the third period, the U.S. collapsed as Slovenia tied up the game with just 1:37 left to play. Slovenia then scored the game-winning goal in overtime.
    Slovenia only made its Winter Olympics ice hockey debut in 2014 at the Sochi Games, where the team made a surprising appearance in the...
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