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The US men's Olympic hockey team crushed the Slovakian team 7-1 this morning in preliminary competition in Sochi. St. Louis Blues star forward TJ Oshie assisted on 2 of the 7 US goals and was named player of the game by Head Coach Dan Bylsma.

TJ's dad Timothy Coach Oshie joined Margaret to share TJ's incredible career, which began as a tyke on teams with the Seattle Junior Hockey Association. They also talked about his stellar high school career at the hockey powerhouse, Warroad High School in Minnesota (named Hockeytown USA), star college turn at the University of North Dakota, and his current role as a star forward for the St. Louis Blues NHL team.

The New York Times wrote an insightful story about the rich history of Warroad High School's hockey program. To read it, please click here.

Follow TJ Oshie via his Facebook page and Twitter: @OSH74

Connect with Timothy Coach Oshie on Twitter: @CoachOshie

Click here to watch highlights of a young TJ Oshie playing peewee hockey with the Northwest Admirals of the Seattle Junior Hockey Association.

Young TJ Oshie (Photo: Oshie Family)

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