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.
After 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.
John 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.
While most sports are tolerable, snowboarding, known by those on the mountain as “shredding the gnar,” is not an event that Michael Felger and Tony Massarotti particularly enjoy.
The United Kingdom doesn’t seem like a very mountainous region, which would explain why these two British commentators calling Olympic Snowboarding for the BBC seem to have no idea what’s going on.
Rich Keefe breaks down the value of the Olympic medals in the latest edition of The Olympic Minute.
Kathryn 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.
Canada 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.
Tiina Smith, of Weston, is preparing to travel to Russia to cheer on her Olympian son Trace Smith.
Anyone paying attention the past few days has seen tweets from various sports reporters documenting the ridiculousness in Sochi, Russia right now for the Winter Olympics. Trenni Kusnierek of CSNNE is there, so she gave us all a glimpse of that Wednesday morning.