Parise said there was a lot of build up for the game against Russia. He said it was very quiet on the streets of Sochi after the game. He said he was shocked when the Russian goal was disqualified.
Parise stated that both the Czech Republic and Slovakia are both tough teams that the US team could face. He said the Olympic facilities are top notch and the security and hotels are also good.
Parise said there are teammates playing on other nations' teams and they are used to it.