Torey Krug Among First 15 Players Named To 2015 U.S. Men's National TeamTorey Krug would probably rather be in a deep playoff run in the NHL, but the Bruins defenseman gets a pretty cool consolation prize.
Haggerty On Toucher & Rich: Team USA 'Flawed From The Very Beginning'Some of the blame falls on Dan Bylsma, but Haggs wasn't buying into team USA from the start because of the players they didn't bring to Sochi.
Tappen: Team USA 'Definitely' The Favorite Over CanadaCanada is considered to have the best collection of hockey players in the world for their Olympic roster, but NHL Network's Kathryn Tappen feels like Team USA is the favorite in Friday's game.
NHL's Worst Nightmare Realized: Star Player John Tavares Hurt During Winter OlympicsGary Bettman has been noncommittal for his players participating in the 2018 games in South Korea, but risk for injury and the stoppage of NHL games during the Olympic break could be enough reason for him to shut the practice down entirely.
Gresh & Zo: Torey Krug Provides His Key To The Game For Team USA To Beat CanadaKrug "just kind of hung around" while on vacation in Mexico and only recently started watching the Olympic games upon his return, adding, "It looks like a lot of fun and I'm looking forward to the game tomorrow." He of course is not referring to Finland vs. Sweden
Rask Shines In Finland's Dramatic Win Over RussiaTuukka Rask sent the Russians packing, as the tournament hosts will not receive a medal at the 2014 games.
Goucher's Confidence In Rask Unfazed After Poor Debut In SochiAfter a bad month (or more) for the Bruins leading up to the Sochi games, Tuukka Rask's debut in net for Team Finland featured 4 goals allowed on just 20 shots. Even still, Dave Goucher is not concerned.
Toucher & Rich: Statement Win By The US Over The SlovaksJohn Powers of the Boston Globe is covering the Olympics in Sochi and came away very impressed with Team USA's 7-1 victory over Slovakia. Even though it wasn't much of a contest it was a "historic" win by the home country. He explained why on T&R Friday morning.
Tappen On Toucher & Rich: Team Speed And Cohesiveness Equals Gold For Team USA Men's HockeyKathryn Tappen of the NHL Network readily admits she's a homer, but the former NESN star is predicting big things for Team USA Men's Hockey.
Toucher & Rich: Dave Goucher Picks His Olympic Hockey FavoritesCanada has a lot of horses, but Dave Goucher of the Bruins Radio Network says to look for Finland to make some noise based on their goaltending and past success in this tournament.
Torey Krug On The Winter Olympics: Canada Doesn't Run The ShowBruins defenseman Torey Krug thinks the hockey world has changed over the years, and even though Team Canada is "stacked" the gold medal is up in the air.
'Game Of Jones' True or False: Celtics Will Have The Worst NBA Record At Some PointAdam Jones had an abbreviated four hour show on 98.5 The Sports Hub Wednesday night, but he and Rich Keefe still managed to squeeze in a little “Game of Jones.”