Saluting the gold medal winning U.S. Olympic women's hockey team: The Donovan Live Postgame Show

Jim Donovan and Dave DeNatale look back at Team USA's gold medal women's hockey win over Canada and discuss Larry Nance, Jr.'s decision to switch to his father's #22.

So how many of you stayed up late to watch the shootout between Team USA and Canada in the women's hockey final at the Winter Olympics?

It was must see TV, even at 2:00 A.M.

For the first time since 1998, the United States won gold after edging the rival Canadians, 3-2. The game had everything you'd want in a championship match, although judging by social media, I get the feeling that many fans didn't like that it was decided by a shootout.

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Jim Donovan is one of those fans. I kind of agree.

It's almost like deciding a World Series by having a pitchers and hitters face off in Home Run Derby. Just seems anti-climactic after a riveting game to have your fate decided by two players: the shooter and the goalie.

Jimmy and I discussed his take about how Team USA overcame adversity on and off the ice to finally top Canada. Plus, does the NHL have any regrets about their decision not to allow players to take part in the Olympics?

Finally, the Cavaliers opened up the second half of the season on Thursday against the Wizards. Although they came up short, it's pretty cool to see that Larry Nance, Jr. is going to honor his father and wear #22 starting next week. The elder Nance's retired jersey will continue to hang from the rafters at Quicken Loans Arena.

As my colleague Ben Axelrod put it earlier on Twitter, let's hope that having a Nance in a Cavs uniform will inspire a throwback in the future:

Watch the Donovan Live Postgame Show in the player above