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World Cancer Day: Steve Cash remembers good times in darkest days

Steve Cash

Being diagnosed with cancer at age three, Steve Cash’s memories are limited.

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U.S. Paralympic Team Wins Gold Medal with 1-0 Win Over Russia

Steve Cash

Team USA played a strong defensive game throughout, limiting Russia to just six shots on goal while killing both Russian power-play opportunities. Goaltender Steve Cash (Overland, Mo.) came up with a pair of quality saves on dangerous Russian chances in the final stanza to hold Russia off the board.

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Steve Cash named U.S. flag bearer for Closing Ceremony

Steve Cash

The United States Olympic Committee announced today that three-time Paralympian and sled hockey goalie Steve Cash (Overland, Mo.) has been selected as the flag bearer for the U.S. Paralympic Team at the Closing Ceremony for the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games on March 16. Cash was chosen by a vote of fellow Team USA athletes.

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Kiszla: Paul Stastny wants gold as much as 1980 “Miracle” dreamers did

Paul Stastny

Aw, it’s so difficult to work up a good hate for Canada, where the beer always is cold and the smiles are forever warm. But, with revenge on their minds, Paul Stastny and his teammates on the United States hockey team are itching for a fight with our friendly neighbors to the north.

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Stastny’s road to Sochi paved by father’s courage

Paul Stastny

Forgive Paul Stastny if he takes Wednesday’s Olympic showdown between Team USA and the Czech Republic [noon, NBCSN] a little more personally than the rest of his American teammates.

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Local athlete competing in Paralympic Games

Steve Cash

He was diagnosed with cancer at 3-years-old and had his leg amputated, but one St. Louis athlete is heading to Sochi despite it all.

Steve Cash is the goalie for Team USA’s sled hockey team. The Overland native is competing in the Paralympic Winter Games next month in Sochi.

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Paul Stastny leads USA rout of Slovakia

Paul Stastny

Paul Stastny has always taken as much pride in wearing the USA jersey as his father, Peter, owned wearing the Slovakia sweater.

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Paul Stastny, U.S. hockey team open with easy win over Slovakia

Paul Stastny

“My dad’s answer was, ‘Well, we’re playing Slovakia,’ ” Paul Stastny said Thursday evening. “So he’s USA all the way.”

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Avs’ Paul Stastny’s Americans will be supported by his Slovak father

Paul Stastny

Because he represents Team USA, Paul Stastny will get the most attention among Avalanche Olympians from fans in Colorado, if not the entire United States — but that’s not to say his teammates will be forgotten in Sochi.

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Steve Cash and perseverance

Steve Cash

It’s the first day of school in Overland, Mo., and Steve Cash can’t hide his bald head, freshly shaved since the start of chemotherapy. Nor can he hide the creaking noise he makes when he awkwardly takes a step with his new right prosthetic leg.

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