USA Hockey made a couple of curious calls Wednesday in announcing the men’s roster for Sochi, most notably Brooks Orpik and Paul Martin over Keith Yandle, and the snub of Bobby Ryan. They also made one curious text.
While the rest of the world learned who would be heading to Russia when those adorable kids skated out towards the camera and pivoted, revealing the roster via nameplate, the 2013 Olympians were informed via text message.
Except for Ryan Kesler. As Gord Miller reports, Kesler has recently changed his number. An old Canadian dude has it now. And thus, an old Canadian dude was invited to Sochi.Continue Reading —›