Jan 1, 2014; Ann Arbor, MI, USA; Toronto Maple Leafs players Phil Kessel (left) and James van Riemsdyk (right) are introduced as members of the U.S. Olympic hockey team after the 2014 Winter Classic hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings at Michigan Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

Gospel Of Hockey: Olympic Talk And World Juniors Recap With USA Hockey Expert Chris Peters

The international hockey scene is abuzz with activity, and the Gospel of Hockey returns to address all of it on this week’s episode.

Co-hosts Matt Gajtka and Larry Snyder welcome USA Hockey expert Chris Peters back to the show to discuss the just-concluded World Junior Championship and the recently revealed Olympic hockey rosters.

What type of team is USA Hockey hoping to ice in Sochi? Can the United States be considered a serious contender for a rare gold medal? As for the World Juniors, what went wrong for the United States this time around, as it was unable to defend its win last year? What can they learn from their disappointing finish?

Matt and Larry ask Chris – editor of United States of Hockey and CBS Sports Eye On Hockey writer – these questions and more before digging into their weekly Local Hockey Report:

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