Team Norway hockey preview: Climbing out from obscurity

Mats Zuccarello

Mats Zuccarello took Olympic hockey by storm with Team Norway in 2010. The diminutive forward helped Team Norway hockey play some of the World’s best teams at a surprisingly high level. While Norway is a far cry away from the medal podium, they could ruin the tournament for a team or two.


Zuccarello and former NHLer Patrick Thoresen lead a group of relative unknowns looking to build off of 2010. The majority of the forwards play in Sweden and Russia. [Read more…]