That game was awesome, one of the best games I ever seen. The Russians tried to mount a big time comeback, but some amazing saves by Mike Richter (who apparently found his groove from 1994) saved the U.S.
Too bad they'll lose to the mighty Canadian team. (Can you guess who I'm cheering for?)
...Some fear the Pink... ...But many fear....THE MOUNTIE! (He's handsome, he's brave, and he's strong, you know)
I wish the NHL would adopt the bigger ring the Olympics uses. It makes the game so much more exciting. Unfortunately, the league wouldn't want to give up the seats they would have to remove to make the ice larger.
The real problem this offseason is not spending money but the upcoming labor contract negotiations. Teams are going to be afraid to throw a lot of money at a free agent for 3 or 4 years if the league shuts down next year.