Last summer, when John Carlson received an invitation to attend Team USA’s orientation camp at Kettler Capitals Iceplex, his mother, Angela, celebrated as if he had already made the team.
Now that Canada’s Drew Doughty has become the latest Olympic hero with his overtime goal against Finland, how does the men’s tournament bracket shake out?
Sudden thoughts and second thoughts as Team USA and Team Russia await their next opponents following their Sunday victories over Slovenia and Slovakia, respectively.
Maybe the Americans and Russians will meet again in these Olympics in a winner-take-all gold medal game. Maybe not.