MarioLives wrote:Was this a failure for team USA or do you think they did ok? To not medal is a huge disappointment to me, but what do you think?
MalkinIsMyHomeboy wrote:Canada/USA was the gold medal game in theory. US was the hottest team in the tourney and Canada was the most skilled. Obviously it's a failure if you don't win...the only team that succeeds by not winning are the Colts two years ago when they got Andrew Luck in the draft.
Penspal wrote:In my opinion, you don't have to look further than Patrick Kane in the Bronze Medal game. PK had TWO penalty shots and could not convert on either, then decided that all things penalty were his, so he went out and got TWO penalties.
As for Team USA prior loss, they met the best defensive teams in Olympic history in Canada (best ever with only 3 goals allowed). Yeah, they lost, but with a little luck, they could have won.
They were close, its a one game elimination, not time to blow up the system, although I'm sure the media will report it as so, and knuckle heads will believe it.
BigMcK wrote:Second, you bring along distractions. When I business travel, the wife goes so very, very rarely. I am being paid to do a job and a distraction of someone not on the payroll is a distraction. She wants a softer pillow, more heat, a new hand towel,,,, you are now distracted.
Pitts wrote:The whole adopting stray dog bull was just that -- bullcrap! Why are these players being called heroes for that? There are thousands of in need animals here in the States that looking for good homes! What makes Russian stray dogs so special? Oh, that's right, you'll get your name in the media and gain more mindless followers on Twitter!
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