With the Olympics coming ever so soon, I've been busy beefing up my international biography section, both on the men's and women's side. Here's my newest profiles:
Kathryn Waldo - She became a legend at Northeastern University despite a life long battle with cystic fibrosis.
Vicky Sunohara - one of women's hockey's all time greats. She should be one of the first 5 female players inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame.
Chanda Gunn - overcame incredible odds by battling epilepsy while backstopping the American national team.
Shelley Looney - She scored the game winning goal in the 1998 Olympic gold medal game.
Jim Sedin - No, he's not related to Daniel and Henrik, but like the Swedish twin sensations he too has an Olympic gold medal - with Team USA.
Teiji Honma - In 1936 this Japanese goalie became the first goalie to wear a mask in Olympic competition - 23 years before Jacques Plante first wore his mask.
Monte Afzelius - Monte was the first Swede to play hockey in North America, although he may have embellished just how far he made it.