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A net gain for U.S. hockey?

Updated: June 12, 2014, 8:47 AM ET
By Pat Borzi | Special to espnW

Anne Schleper never considered moving to Boston a hardship. After winning an NCAA championship as a senior at Minnesota, she dreamed of playing for the U.S. Olympic women's hockey team. If that's what it took to face better competition and improve her game, so be it. Move she would.

One season with the Boston Blades -- the only American team in the Canadian Women's Hockey League -- helped land Schleper, a St. Cloud, Minnesota native, on the 2014 Olympic roster for ...

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