No underestimating USA this time
ARLINGTON, Va. -- If Brian Burke said it once he said it a thousand times in the days leading up to the 2010 Olympic hockey tournament in Vancouver: no one gave the U.S. men's hockey team a snowball's chance in Hades of winning a medal.
American hockey was in a state of transition, the GM of the U.S. team would explain to anyone who would listen.
The Canadians, the Swedes, the Russians were all so powerful.
Of course, that American team went on to capture the imaginations ...
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