A brand new year has begun, meaning the 2014 Winter Olympics is just around the corner. With the closing of the US Olympic Trials, the excitement and worries coming from the athletes are providing mixed feelings and rising concern for the upcoming Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
Team USA announced its 25-man Olympic Hockey Team roster after the NHL Winter Classic concluded. David Backes, forward, has an opportunity to represent team USA for the fifth time, previously appearing in three World Championships, the 2010 Winter Olympics and the 2014 Winter Olympics. The night of the NHL Winter Classic not only brought joy to many families, like David Backes’s, but also to fans hoping for the USA to bring home the long awaited Gold Medal in Hockey. Continue reading “Countdown to Sochi: The Excitement and Worries Coming from the 2014 Winter Olympics”