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Tappen: Team USA ‘Definitely’ The Favorite Over Canada

Canada 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.

98.5 The Sports Hub–02/21/2014

Canada's John Tavares receives medical assistance during the Men's Ice Hockey Quarterfinals on February 19, 2014. (ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP/Getty Images)

NHL’s Worst Nightmare Realized: Star Player John Tavares Hurt During Winter Olympics

Gary 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.

98.5 The Sports Hub–02/21/2014

United States players celebrate following their 5-2 victory during the Men's Ice Hockey Quarterfinal Playoff at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics on February 19, 2014. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Gresh & Zo: Torey Krug Provides His Key To The Game For Team USA To Beat Canada

Krug “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

98.5 The Sports Hub–02/20/2014

Jazmine Fenlator and Lolo Jones (L) of the United States team 3 look on after a run during the Women's Bobsleigh on Day 12 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics on February 19, 2014. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Rich Keefe’s Olympic Minute: Bobsled-On-Bobsled Crime

After Lolo Jones’ recent Olympic disappointment, U.S. male bobsledder Chuck Berkeley took to Twitter to air his frustration for what he perceived as a slight against a more worthy athlete.

98.5 The Sports Hub–02/20/2014

United States players celebrate following their 5-2 victory during the Men's Ice Hockey Quarterfinal Playoff at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics on February 19, 2014. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Team USA Downs Czech Republic, Advances To Semifinals vs. Canada

Team USA knocked off the Czech Republic 5-2 to advance to the Semifinal round in Olympic Hockey play.

02/19/2014

The Bruins' No. 1 netminder got the start for Finland's win over Russia. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Rask Shines In Finland’s Dramatic Win Over Russia

Tuukka Rask sent the Russians packing, as the tournament hosts will not receive a medal at the 2014 games.

98.5 The Sports Hub–02/19/2014

Canada's silver medalists Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, US gold medalists Meryl Davis and Charlie White, and Russia's bronze medalists Elena Ilinykh and Nikita Katsalapov stand on the podium of the Figure Skating Ice Dance Medal Ceremony on February 18, 2014. (ANDREJ ISAKOVIC/AFP/Getty Images)

Rich Keefe’s Olympic Minute: Canada Crying Conspiracy Over U.S. Ice Dancing Win

It was the United States’ first gold medal win in Olympic ice dancing history, but our neighbors to the north think the judges got it wrong.

98.5 The Sports Hub–02/19/2014

Stephen Drew (Credit: Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Game Of Jones: Buy Or Sell – Sox Will Sign Stephen Drew

Free agent shortstop Stephen Drew is still looking for work, and with Ryan Dempster leaving the team there’s some new money on the books to spend, but will it go to Drew? Buy or Sell the Red Sox signing Stephen Drew.

98.5 The Sports Hub–02/18/2014

T.J. Oshie (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Team USA’s Next Hockey Game To Be Played Wednesday At 12 p.m. ET Against Czech Republic

Team USA will get back on the ice on Wednesday.

02/17/2014

T.J. Oshie is mobbed by teammates after scoring four times on six shootout attempts to beat Russia. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Team USA Hockey Live Blog: Oshie Goes 4-For-6 In Shootout To Give USA 3-2 Victory

Team USA faces a tough task in facing host-country Russia in a preliminary round matchup. Follow along here!

02/15/2014

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