USHL All-Access: Black Hawks Flying the USA Flag
Friday August 24, 2012
Head Coach P.K. O'Handley speaks to the Waterloo Black Hawks prior to a game at the 2012 Junior Club World Cup in Omsk, Russia. (USHL Images)
How do the Waterloo Black Hawks get motivated to represent their country while halfway around the world? Listen to what Head Coach P.K. O'Handley had to say in the pregame meeting before the matchup against the hometown Omsk Hawks in the fourth game of the 2012 Junior Club World Cup in Omsk, Russia. More than 8,000 fans were on hand to cheer against the USHL team.
Also see what happens after the game when the Waterloo Black Hawks captured a 7-3 victory.
Video - pregame meeting
Video - postgame anthem
Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, the USHL celebrated its 10th season as the nation's only Tier I junior hockey league in 2011-12. With 28 picks during the 2012 NHL Entry Draft and over 280 players already committed to NCAA Division I schools this season, the USHL has emerged as the world’s foremost producer of junior hockey talent. For more information, visit us on the web at www.USHL.com or visit the League’s social media platforms, including Facebook (www.facebook.com/ushlhockey), twitter (www.twitter.com/ushl), and YouTube (www.youtube.com/ushlinteractive). Fans can also watch USHL action all season long, live or on-demand via FASTHockey (ushl.fasthockey.com).
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