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Grading the 2014 U.S. & Russian Olympic Hockey Jerseys

By Skylar Peters
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Summer is coming to an end, and that means hockey talk is heating up. Not only is the coming NHL season a hot topic, but the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia is generating a lot of buzz. Multiple countries are holding orientation camps for their prospective teams this week. The Ice Hockey Federation of Russia and U.S.A. Hockey released the sweaters their countrymen would wear on Tuesday, and they might not be what you expect.

HELSINKI, FINLAND – MAY 16: Yevgeni Kuznetsov (#92) of Russia and TJ Oshie (#74) of USA battle for the puck during the IIHF World Championship quarterfinal match between Russia and USA at Hartwall Areena on May 16, 2013 in Helsinki, Finland. (Photo by Martin Rose/Bongarts/Getty Images)