Countdown to Sochi: Alex Ovechkin of Team Russia

01/31/2014

While Team USA and Team Canada played for the gold in Vancouver four years ago, Team Russia was on the outside looking in, suffering an embarrassing 7-3 loss to the Canadians in the quarterfinals.

But this year, with one of the biggest stars in the game in Alex Ovechkin, and the support of the home crowd, Russia hopes to earn its first medal since the 2002 Salt Lake City Games.

(Listen to Countdown to Sochi for 1/31/14)

CLICK HERE for more information on the Olympic Winter Games from Sochi. WestwoodOne’s coverage begins in 7 days.

Most Recent Olympics Posts

OLY OAR Gold 800

Highlights: O.A.R. defeats Germany in OT to win gold

25 February 2018
The Olympic Athletes from Russia are Olympic ice hockey champions after a thrilling 4-3 overtime victory over Germany in PyeongChang. The Russians tied the game in the final minute of regulation to force the extra period. Ralph Strangis and Colby Cohen had the call for Westwood One.
Read More »
OLY Medvedeva 800

Highlights: Russians dominate women’s figure skating

23 February 2018
As everyone predicted, the women’s figure skating competition in PyeongChang came down to a pair of Russians: 15-year-old Alina Zagitova and 18-year-old Evgenia Medvedeva. Zagitova skated first in the free program. You can hear how it played out with Patrick Kinas and Paul Wylie on the call for Westwood One.
Read More »
Load more posts