2014 Olympic Recap — How Did Minnesotans Fare in Sochi?

Sochi Closing Ceremonies

Time seemed to fly as we huddled in our heated homes, hiding from winter’s perpetual arctic onslaught by tuning into the Olympic Games taking place over the last few weeks in Sochi, Russia.

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Magic Number 4: U.S.A. Hockey Wins Again as Minnesotans Continue to Shine in Sochi

U.S.A. Hockey Wins Again as Minnesotans Continue to Shine in Sochi

Four.

For those Minnesotans competing for the U.S.A. Men’s Hockey Team, four is becoming a bit of a magical number.

On Saturday, T.J. Oshie took over Sochi, scoring four shootout goals, helping the U.S. edge the home Russians (3 – 2) in what is being hailed as an “Instant Olympic Classic.”

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2014 Minnesota Olympians Competing in Sochi

Leif Nordgren - Minnesota Olympian - Sochi - 2014 - Winter Olympics

Leif Nordgren — Men’s Biathlon

We Minnesotans are rather amazing creatures.

Each year, from November to March, we endure an oft-relentless barrage of falling snow and frigid temperatures that would force residents accustomed to milder climates, such as Iowa and all points south, into hibernation.

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