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Connelly’s Top Ten: USA Cruises to Gold Medal Game, Blanket Dinner Needs You!

Blanket Dinner – three days – can you make it? Let me know

1. USA 5 – Canada 2 – I don’t think it will be close. Better skaters, better goalie

2. Unheard of an hockey history for a team to be given a two player advantage never mind that the second penalty was a complete phantom

3. Celtics do nothing – you couldn’t get second round picks for Bass and Humphries? Danny in the second round:

E’twaun Moore – 166 NBA games
Luke Harangody – 70 NBA games
Lester Hudson – 52 NBA games
Semih Erden – 69 NBA games
Ryan Gomes – 487 games
Justin Reed – 136 games

4. USA’s run in 1960 to the Gold Medal

* 7-5 over Czechoslovakia
* 12-1 over Australia
* 6-3 over Sweden
* 2-1 over Canada
* 3-2 over Russia
* 9-4 over Czechoslovakia

5. USA’s 1980 run to the Gold Medal

* 2-2 against Sweden
* 7-3 over Czechoslovakia
* 5-1 over Norway
* 7-2 over Romania
* 4-2 over Germany
* 4-3 over Russia
* 4-2 over Finland

6. NBAdraft.net mock draft:

7th – Celtics – Marcus Smart – Oklahoma State
18th – Celtics – James Young – Kentucky

7. Amazing Stats – Most Gold Medals in hockey

* Canada – 11
* Russia – 7
* USA – 3
* Sweden – 2

8. Old School – Some good Celtics trade deadline deals

* Ainge for Pickney and Klein
* Robey for DJ
* Darren Tillis and 1st round pick for Scott Wedman

9. Little Bit Outside – The movie Miracle:

* Budget $28mm / Box Office $64mm
* Actors / hockey players had to learn how to use the old hockey equipment

10. Randomocity

* Seven days to March – we’re getting there
* Can anyone beat Sweden is the question
* Still not sure how former Congressman Delahunt got three pot stores?
* If America wins get ready for the national anthem to get booed in Canadian arenas

About Michael

Lifelong Boston resident who finds equal enjoyment in celebrating the local team's success as I do complaining about their failures. I have been writing the Top Ten for the last decade as well as five sports books: 26 Miles to Boston, Rebound, The President's Team, The Great Book of Boston Sports Lists and NBA List Jam.

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