American skip John Shuster celebrates after giving the United States a huge lead late in the game.
So Shuster approached a couple of the other spurned candidates about putting together a foursome of their own.
"I know that I couldn't do that alone", she said.
"We're here for the gold, that's for sure", said Sundgren, whose team finished first in the round robin.
Five consecutive victories culminated Saturday night in something that has never happened before: an Olympic gold for the USA curlers as they defeated Sweden, 10-7, before a flag-waving throng from back home. - Alpine skier Lindsey Vonn on the pressure on the U.S.to top the medal table at the Games.
One can say that this is the next chapter of the USA's miracle on ice. "This is just another step". The only curling medal for Canada in PyeongChang came in mixed doubles where Kaitlyn Lawes and John Morris won gold.
A man waves an American flag during the curling men's semi-final game between Canada and United States of America during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Gangneung Curling Centre in Gangneung on February 22, 2018.
"He was a great hockey player and it came the time when I said to him, 'Buddy, you gotta make that choice". She was part of Team Canada's squad when it won gold at the 2014 Games in Sochi. "I might go back to the Village and have a McFlurry". Shuster had a chance to make life hard but missed a shot by mere inches to give the Swedes an opening. Canada won that preliminary round 2-1 despite being out shot by the Americans 45-23.
Fourteen men tried out for the high performance program created to reverse the country's Olympic disappointments. "The greatest goal in US women's hockey history" just reset the rivalry. It was a bad run down the stretch for Canada, which dropped two to the United States in this tournament before being sent home without a medal by Switzerland.
The foursome embraced the "Team of Rejects" label, using it as motivation and also basking in the underdog status that made them a crowd favorite. "The young ones as well, they were so mature throughout the year and they showed it at the Olympics". "I'm just glad it worked out this time".
All four are just "regular guys", as Busby explains in his story.
A Regina-born curler is getting closer to claiming his second Olympic medal.
The Russian goalie stopped all 31 shots he faced in a 3-0 blanking of the Czechs, elevating OAR to the gold-medal game.