U.S. Olympic Team
Zach Parise of the Minnesota Wild will be the captain of the U.S. men’s hockey team at the Sochi Olympics. Minnesota defenseman Ryan Suter and center Dustin Brown of the Los Angeles Kings will be the alternate captains, U.S. general manager David Poile announced Friday.
The United States Olympic women’s basketball team is going to have a Minnesota flavor. Seimone Augustus, Maya Moore and Lindsay Whalen were named to the team on Friday.