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Olympic Prediction: Volchenkov Big Part of Russian Gold

Star Tribune hockey writer Michael Russo breaks down his prediction on why he thinks the Russians will take gold during the Vancouver Olympics. Russo believes the solid play of defensemen Anton Volchenkov will play a large role in a Russian victory.


Anton Volchenkov is one of the NHL’s best shutdown defensemen and six or seven times a year clobbers somebody you’re afraid will never get up.

To see Michael’s article in full, please visit this link.