The Winter Olympics in Vancouver are now less than 3 weeks away. US Hockey Women’s team is primed and ready to go. They have recently finished their 10 game exhibition series against Team Canada, who are the Gold Medal favorites. According to the USA Hockey web site:
The results aren’t to Team USA’s liking so far, but there is still the big prize at stake.
The U.S. women’s hockey team is heading into the 2010 Vancouver
Olympics carrying a losing streak against its primary foe Canada.
The teams faced off 10 times in the year leading up to the Olympics,
with Canada taking seven wins. The most recent four games, all won by
Canada, were staged as pre-Olympic exhibitions across North America.
But, Team USA is relishing the role of underdog and looking forward to a strong olympic performance.
Last year, Team USA defenseman, Molly Engstrom joined our LASIK for the Gold team, flying out to New Jersey to OCLI to get her LASIK surgery. Molly is a 2006 Bronze Medalist who always dreamed of making the US
team since she was a kid. Engstrom was also a member of the 2009 and 2005
World Championship teams.
Molly recently sent us the following notes, letting us know she is doing well and ready for the competition to begin. Along with the photo and notes, Molly was kind enough to send me a hockey stick, autographed by the entire Team USA!!
We are all looking forward for a successful Olympics for both Molly and her teammates next month. GO USA!!