USA Hockey blows 2-0 lead, loses opening round game to Slovenia in overtime.
Team USA lost its opening match in hockey 3-2 in overtime to Slovenia on Wednesday.
Goals by Brian O'Neill and Jordan Greenway gave the United States a comfortable two–goal lead before Slovenia mounted their comeback.
Slovenia scored two goals in the third period, including one with 1:37 remaining after they lifted their goalie to get an extra skater on the ice.
The five-minute sudden death overtime period ended quickly as Slovenia scored 38 seconds into overtime on a goal by Jan Mursak.
Team USA's next game in the preliminary round play is against Slovakia on Friday. USA Hockey received one point in pool play for its overtime defeat