Slovenia rallies to upset US in men’s hockey, 3-2

Slovenia, which had to get through a qualifying process to earn a place in this tournament — and then had to say goodbye to its best player, Kings center Anze Kopitar, because the NHL wouldn’t let players represent their homelands here — wrested control of a game the Americans had dominated and rallied for a stunning 3-2 overtime victory Wednesday night at Kwandong Hockey Centre. Playing in only their second Olympic tournament ever, the Slovenians stayed poised and positive while the U.S. built a 2-0 lead and pounced when they sensed the Americans were losing energy and momentum.

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