“I want every country to adopt sled hockey (I even started talking to a guy from Australia who wants to start a team there), and a podium finish on the world’s biggest stage cements the team’s presence domestically.
“Russia needs the gold. America wants it. Let’s drop the puck.”
Eric Gissendanner is a graduate of SUNY Plattsburgh. He interned in the Sports Department of the Press-Republican and also writes for us on a freelance basis. Follow him on Twitter: @Gisser26.