The shootout had just begun as a hockey player for the United States converted on the Russian goaltender with a nifty move.
“Score!” I yelled.
“Kaner?” my wife asked, referring to Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane.
“Some guy I’ve never heard of,” I replied.
That guy I had never heard of was T.J. Oshie, who quickly turned into the breakout star of the 2014 Sochi Olympics by scoring four shootout goals in the win over Russia.
Like many Americans, I had never heard of Oshie, who plays for the St. Louis . . .
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