Brian Rolston, the leading American scorer in the NHL, takes the ice at 3:00 CST today.
Wild left wing Brian Rolston and Team USA’s four Minnesota natives - Jason Blake, Bret Hedican, Jordan Leopold and Mark Parrish - will take the ice for the first time this afternoon against Latvia at 2:00 PM central time. The game can be viewed on USA. Rolston will be making his third appearance for Team USA in the Olympics. He scored seven goals in eight games in 1994 at the Games in Lillehammer, Norway. He picked up three assists in six games at the 2002 Games in Salt Lake City, where the United States won a silver medal.
To whet your appetite for today’s game, click here to watch the KARE 11 Olympic feature on Brian Rolston, and his adorable kids, one of whom will either be a famous hockey player, or a rock star drummer.
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