Is Canada even good at hockey anymore?

After a shootout loss the USA women in the gold medal game on Wednesday night, hockey fans woke up this morning to the stunning news that the Canadian men had fallen in the semifinal round to Germany, 4-3, meaning Canada will go without an Olympic gold medal in hockey for the first time since 1998. Continue reading Is Canada even good at hockey anymore?

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HOT SPROTS DEBATE: Is it better to lose and “earn” a silver medal, or win to take home bronze?

Team sports at the Olympics are a weird thing when it comes to the medal round. If you win your respective sport you take home a gold medal you are proud of and will always cherish and remember. But if you lose in that gold medal game it’s heartbreak and for some, shame. Continue reading HOT SPROTS DEBATE: Is it better to lose and “earn” a silver medal, or win to take home bronze?

Women’s Hockey wins Biggest Battle in Team History, and Pretty Important Game, All At Once.

Wow.

Catch your breath yet? Or maybe you replayed Hilary Knight’s OT-Winner over and over and over and over and over again like I did, with tears in the eyes.

Team USA Women just went out, swept the entire World’s cycle, and took home the Gold Medal on home soil in Plymouth, Michigan.

Continue reading “Women’s Hockey wins Biggest Battle in Team History, and Pretty Important Game, All At Once.”