Why it wasn't the U.S. team's night

Updated: February 20, 2014, 8:43 PM ET
By Wayne Drehs | espnW.com

SOCHI, Russia -- They couldn't escape. For some 15 minutes, the 21 members of the U.S. women's hockey team were forced to stand there and watch, trapped in a nightmare that none of them could believe had happened again.

Kelli Stack stared into the crowd, desperately searching for an American flag. Julie Chu bit her lip, fighting back the tears that so desperately wanted to fall. Hilary Knight stared at carved-up ice below, wondering what she could have done differently. And Amanda ...

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