The disappointment showed on their faces and for Canadian defenseman Jocelyne Larocque there was no celebration in winning the silver medal.
After the United States won a thrilling shootout for its first Olympic gold in two decades, the medal ceremony took place. Larocque had the reaction that was most noteworthy — yanking off the silver immediately after it was placed around her neck.
It’s not like Larocque doesn’t have a gold. She was part of Canada’s winning team in 2014.
Sometimes emotions take over in the heat of the moment.