It seemed like tough timing to be traded: swapped two days before the Olympic break, flying from one coast to nearly another, playing the next night with your new Chicago Blackhawks teammates and
Bryan Bickell was talking Olympic vacations, relaxing, fishing and returning to those first few practices when it just slipped out.
Michal Rozsival was perhaps fighting the jet lag, readjusting to the Central Time Zone after his Olympic trip to Russia.
Bryan Bickell was up early on Sunday, watching his Canadian brethren half a world away.
Coach Joel Quenneville entered the Olympic break wishing good luck to those headed to Sochi.