December 26, 2013

Russian Hockey Legends Expect Olympic Gold

Vitaly Davydov
As if hosting the 2014 Winter Olympics brings a lot of extra pressure on the Russian Olympic hockey team, a pair of three-time Olympic gold medallists and Russian hockey legends have added to it.

Vladislav Tretiak and Vitaly Davydov released a joint statement expressing their hopes via the Russian Hockey Federation website.

“The whole country will cheering and fearing for you. In our time, we did everything for victory, we brought glory to the USSR, our people and our sport."

Tretiak and Davydov headed a group of 16 Soviet-era legends who acknowledged both the challenge and the opportunity the 2014 hockey team faces, as well as their well wishes.

“Don’t let Russia down, guys! We are behind you and we are with you!”

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