ST. LOUIS (KSDK) – A St. Louis area native will have the opportunity to bring home another gold medal Saturday when the United States faces off against Russia in the ice sledge hockey final of the Sochi Paralympics.
Steve Cash, of Overland, Mo., is the goalie for the U.S. Paralympic sledge hockey team. He made 11 saves in the semifinal shutout victory against Canada Thursday.
He is a two-time world champion and a Paralympics gold medalist from the 2010 Vancouver games. He was also the MVP of during the Vancouver Paralympic games.
Cash was also named as the United States flag bearer in the Closing Ceremonies, which are Sunday.
No team in the Paralympics sled hockey tournament has won back-to-back gold medals.
The U.S. lost to Russia, 2-1, in the preliminary round earlier this week.
The game will air on NewsChannel 5 at 11 a.m. Saturday.