ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Goalie Ryan Miller, MVP of the 2010 silver medalists, and high-scoring Patrick Kane were among those selected to the U.S. men's Olympic hockey team Wednesday. Miller, of the Buffalo Sabres, backstopped the U.S. team to the championship game of the Vancouver Winter Olympics before falling to Canada 3-2 in overtime. The Chicago Blackhawks' Kane is the reigning Conn Smythe Trophy winner as the NHL's most valuable player. The pair were among 13 Olympic veterans chosen for the 25- player squad for next month's Sochi games unveiled by General Manager David Poile after the NHL's 2014 Winter Classic game in Ann Arbor, Mich. "We're fortunate to have probably the deepest talent pool we've ever had in our country and that made for some very difficult decisions," Poile said. Forwards making the team include David Backes, Dustin
The Ottawa Senators rallied to beat the top-seeded Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 in two overtimes after being half a minute away from a three-games-to-none deficit in their National Hockey League playoff series.
Kyle Turris got his first goal of the playoffs to give the Ottawa Senators a 3-2 overtime victory against the New York Rangers, while the Pittsburgh Penguins avoided elimination with a 10-3 win over the Philadelphia Flyers.