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USOC: Sochi 2014 Paralympic Preview

06/12/2013, 9:15am EDT
By TeamUSA.org

Preview

Gold is not good enough. The U.S. National Sled Hockey Team wants to be a part of the history books. Heading into the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, no sled hockey team has ever won consecutive Paralympic Games titles. Team USA hopes to change that, just like they became the first team to win consecutive world titles when they successfully defended their 2009 title in 2012.

Team USA topped Estonia 2-1 (shootout), lost to Czech Republic 2-1 (SO) and topped Japan 5-0 before moving onto the playoffs of the 2012 International Paralympic Committee Ice Sledge Hockey (A) World Championships in Hamar, Norway. In a 2-1 victory over Canada in the semifinals, goaltender Steve Cash (Overland, Mo.) made 15 saves, several of which came in the final minutes of action. Forward Taylor Lipsett (Richardson, Texas), the team captain, tallied three goals and added an assist as Team USA defeated Korea, 5-1, to secure the gold medal.

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