Team USA head coach Dan Bylsma looks up at the scoreboard during the second period of men's quarterfinal hockey game against the Czech Republic at Shayba Arena at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/J. David Ake) (The Associated Press)
USA head coach Dan Bylsma task to the team during a break in the action in the second period of the men's semifinal ice hockey game against Canada at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) (The Associated Press)
PITTSBURGH – Coach Dan Bylsma knows that the disappointing finish of the U.S. Olympic men's hockey team in Sochi will linger.
But now he has shifted his focus back to the Pittsburgh Penguins and looks to get his first-place team to make a deep run in the Stanley Cup playoffs.
"I don't think you get rid of the disappointment," Bylsma said Tuesday. "But you have to put it behind you. The task at hand is coming back here and playing for the Pittsburgh Penguins, and I think that's the best way to put it behind you."