Troy Terry a sophomore forward from the University of Denver, who grew up in the Mile High City, became a USA Hockey legend on Wednesday. His performance in the World Junior Championship's semifinal game (Hockey's international under 20 tournament) won't be forgotten anytime soon.
The United States faced Russia for the chance at gold in the WJC and the score remained locked at three after regulation time. A scoreless overtime led to a shootout. It's key to note that NHL shootouts are different from IIHF (Intentional Ice Hockey Federation) shootouts. IIHF shootouts are five shooters long, and if more shooters are needed, a team is able to to reuse a player as many times as they want. This notably happened with Jonathan Toews in the 2007 tournament and T.J. Oshie in the 2014 Winter Olympics.
A goal by Russia started the shootout and the score held at 1-0 Russia after three rounds. Terry was the Americans fourth shooter, he cashed: