Take a ride on the Sochi rollercoaster

From shootout heroes to wild dogs, the Games had loads of hockey highs and lows

Updated: February 23, 2014, 3:25 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

SOCHI, Russia -- It began with breathless reports of broken-down hotel rooms, roving packs of dogs and the threat of terrorist attacks, and ended with more than two weeks of nonstop hockey, drama and, in some cases, heartbreak leading up to a second straight Canadian gold medal.

Here's a look at the Olympic hockey tournament highlights (and lowlights):

Big ice a neutralizer By my count, I saw all or parts of 22 hockey games through the course of the tournament. Some were compelling, ...

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