Team USA fields one of the youngest, most inexperienced teams in the field. But against the Swiss on Wednesday, the Americans proved they have the patience and chemistry of an elite team.
The 2010 U.S. Olympic men's hockey team was unveiled Friday and here is our breakdown of the selections and omissions.
A longtime backup the perfect tonic in Tampa Bay? Thus is the case for Antero Niittymaki, whose pristine play between the pipes has the Lightning on a tear.
In the end, it may not matter who coaches the 2010 U.S. Olympic team. Team USA faces tougher tasks, like fielding the right mix of players that is capable of medaling in Vancouver.
ESPN.com has learned that NHL GMs Brian Burke, David Poile and Ray Shero will join Don Waddell on USA Hockey's management advisory board.