Tampa Bay Lightning star Steven Stamkos has not yet been cleared to play and will not take the ice for Team Canada at the Winter Olympics.
With speedy forwards up front and a physical lineup on defense, the 2014 U.S. Olympic women's hockey team is again a favorite to win gold in Sochi.
In ESPN The Magazine's Interview Issue, Craig Custance writes that the medal hopes of two teams may hinge on one family as Amanda and Phil Kessel stage a sibling power play in Sochi.
In ESPN The Magazine's Cuba Issue, Craig Custance writes that U.S. Hockey's road to gold runs through a tiny Minnesota burg that has proved its Olympic mettle.
The United States' men's hockey team named the Minnesota Wild's Zach Parise captain for the coming Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, with teammate Ryan Suter and Kings forward Dustin Brown named the alternates.
In ESPN The Magazine, Craig Custance writes that Ryan Miller proved his Olympic mettle in 2010. Will he get another shot in Sochi?