Monthly Archives: December 2015

Quick Take: USA 10, Switzerland 1

Team USA destroyed Switzerland 10-1.  Our very own Jim Gatlin was bored after the third goal, but it was a happy bored. After a white washing, we’re not really going to go into specifics, and rip a game apart (though … Continue reading

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After the Fact: Analyzing the US loss to Sweden

We’re back after some time away. After games, we analyze what went well and what didn’t during a Team USA game. Here’s the post mortem of the USA’s 1-0 loss to Sweden yesterday.  After beating Canada 4-2 on Saturday, the US … Continue reading

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December World Cup of Hockey Rankings: Top 12 Forwards

December is upon us and we’ve already scouted out the defensemen and goalies that we would select for the Team USA roster. Today, we focus in on the forwards and narrow our view to only 12. Later this week, we’ll … Continue reading

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Choosing Captain America Part 1: Zach Parise

It was in 2012 that Zach Parise truly captured the attention of the nation. Before the free agent frenzy that captivated the hockey world, it was Parise’s leadership and play that drove up his price, and hastened his departure from … Continue reading

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December World Cup of Hockey Report: Top 3 Goalies

Elite goalies are tough to come by. But the Americans have been blessed with stellar goaltending in 2010 (Ryan Miller) and 2014 (Jonathan Quick). Though it didn’t translate into a gold medal, it certainly kept Team USA in the thick … Continue reading

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December World Cup Report: Top American Defensemen

For a strong showing at the World Cup of Hockey, the United States needs anchors on the blue line and it’s going to be in a system run by the defensive minded John Tortorella. As the March deadline approaches for … Continue reading

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