For the three returning players on the U.S. under-20 national hockey team this year, the memories of the 2012 World Junior Hockey Championships were painful indeed. Forward J.T. Miller, defenseman Jacob Trouba, and goaltender John Gibson were part of an American squad that had come into the tournament last year with high hopes and optimistic projections. Instead, the team ended up seventh out of 10 teams, avoiding the embarrassment of relegation but not the sting of missed expectations.
ZLATAN IBRAHIMOVIC IS SO OVERRATED I MEAN SURE HE'S WON NINE LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIPS AND BEEN SERIE A FOOTBALLER OF THE YEAR THREE TIMES BUT HE'S DEFINITELY NEVER SCORED FOUR GOALS FOR SWEDEN IN ONE MATCH AGAINST ENGLAND THE FOURTH OF WHICH WAS A MIND-ALTERING BICYCLE KICK FROM MILES OUTSIDE THE AREA BECAUSE IF HE DID SOMETHING THAT AMAZING WE'D HAVE TO ADMIT THAT MAYBE HE WASN'T A SPOILED LOSER AFTER ALL OH WAIT NO WHAT ARE YOU SAYING HE XXXXX//////FFFFF#SLKFJLGFKDJ)%($*)~~~~~///