T.J. Oshie could put “American hero” on his business card, and NO ONE would call him out for it. The St. Louis Blues center scored the game-winning shootout goal for the U.S. hockey team against Russia this morning, the first time the public has cared this much about hockey since D3: The Mighty Ducks.
T.J. Oshie was named to Team USA partly because of his prowess in the shootout.
That paid off when he put on a show in the shootout to beat Russia 3-2 on Saturday.
International rules allow a player to go multiple times in the shootout after the initial three shoot, and Oshie connected four out of six times to get the win. (Via)
The Internet Patriotism Machine quickly kicked into gear.
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