Anne Schleper of the United States celebrates a goal against Canada during the second period of the 2014 Winter Olympics women's ice hockey game at Shayba Arena, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
David Backes, from Blaine and MSU Mankato, scored during the United States’ victory Thursday.
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The Minnesotans in the Games
- February 18, 2014 - 7:38 PM
David Backes, Blaine/Minnesota State Mankato; Justin Faulk, South St. Paul/Minnesota Duluth; Phil Kessel, Gophers; Paul Martin, Elk River/Gophers; Ryan McDonagh, St. Paul; T.J. Oshie, Warroad; Zach Parise, Minneapolis/Wild; Derek Stepan, Hastings; Ryan Suter, Wild; Blake Wheeler, Robbinsdale/Gophers
Quarterfinals: Wednesday, 11 a.m. vs. Czech Rep.
Gold medal game: Sunday, 6 a.m.
Megan Bozek, Gophers; Amanda Kessel, Gophers; Gigi Marvin, Warroad/Gophers; Anne Schleper, St. Cloud/Gophers; Lee Stecklein, Roseville/Gophers
Result: Defeated Sweden 6-1 in semifinals Monday.
Gold medal game: Thursday, 11 a.m. vs. Canada.
Brian Gregg, Minneapolis
Up next: 50K freestyle, Sunday.
Jessie Diggins, Afton
Up next: 30K mass-start freestyle, Saturday, 3:30 a.m.
John Shuster, Duluth; Jeff Isaacson, Gilbert; Jared Zezel, Hibbing; John Landsteiner, Duluth
Result: Completed Olympic play with a 2-7 record.
Allison Pottinger, Eden Prairie;
Jessica Schultz, Minneapolis.
Result: Completed Olympic play with a 1-8 record.
Leif Nordgren, Marine on St. Croix.
Up next: Men’s 4x7.5K relay, Saturday, 8:30 a.m.
Keri Herman, Bloomington
Result: Finished 10th in the women’s slopestyle.
Anna Ringsred, Duluth
Result: Finished 26th in the 3,000 meters.
Maria Lamb, St. Paul.
Up next: 5,000 meters, Wednesday, 7:30 a.m.
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