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Commentary: US hockey goes for speed, smarts building men’s Olympic team

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Intent on building a smart, speedy squad that can transition quickly from offense to defense and back again on wide Olympic ice, Team USA executives decided statistics mattered less than hockey sense and that a strong body of work outweighed injuries to many bodies.

“We left off some top players for the first time,” General Manager David Poile said. “Our problems are getting close to what Canada’s are. We’ve never had this depth to deal with.

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