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Winter Olympics, Day 8 | Thu., Feb. 13, 2014

Jeremy Abbott of the United States competes in the men's short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
Darron Cummings
Evgeni Plushenko of Russia, waves as he leaves the ice after withdrawing from the men's figure skating competition due to illness at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
Paul Chiasson
Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan, reacts as he receives his results after competing in the men's short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
Paul Chiasson
Evgeni Plushenko of Russia skates on the ice prior to pulling out of the men's short program figure skating competition due to illness at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
Ivan Sekretarev
Evgeni Plushenko of Russia skates on the ice prior to pulling out of the men's short program figure skating competition due to illness at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
Ivan Sekretarev
Evgeni Plushenko of Russia skates on the ice prior to pulling out of the men's short program figure skating competition due to illness at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
Ivan Sekretarev
Jeremy Abbott of the United States falls as he competes in the men's short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
Vadim Ghirda
Jeremy Abbott of the United States falls as he competes in the men's short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
Vadim Ghirda
Jeremy Abbott of the United States, right, waits for his results after the men's short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
Ivan Sekretarev
Jeremy Abbott of the United States carries a bouquet of flowers following the men's short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
Ivan Sekretarev
Men's slopestyle skiing gold medalist Joss Christensen of the United States smiles while holding his medal during the medals ceremony at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
David Goldman
Men's slopestyle skiing medalists, from left, Gus Kenworthy, silver, Joss Christensen, gold, and Nicholas Goepper, bronze, all from the United States, pose with their medals at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014.
David Goldman
Men's slopestyle skiing medalists, from left, Gus Kenworthy, silver, Joss Christensen, gold, and Nicholas Goepper, bronze, all from the United States, pose with their medals at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014.
David Goldman
Men's slopestyle skiing medalists, from left, Gus Kenworthy, silver, Joss Christensen, gold, and Nicholas Goepper, bronze, all from the United States, pose with their medals at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014.
Morry Gash
Men's slopestyle skiing medalists, from left, Gus Kenworthy, silver, Joss Christensen, gold, and Nicholas Goepper, bronze, all from the United States, pose with their medals at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014.
David Goldman
Men's slopestyle skiing medalists, from left, Gus Kenworthy, silver, Joss Christensen, gold, and Nicholas Goepper, bronze, all from the United States, smile as their country's national anthem is played during their medals ceremony at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014.
Morry Gash
Russia’s Evgeny Plushenko withdraws from the men's short program figure skating at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014.
Brian Cassella
Australia’s Brendan Kerry stumbles during the men's short program figure skating at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014.
Brian Cassella
Australia’s Brendan Kerry reacts after his men's short program figure skating at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014.
Brian Cassella
Australia’s Brendan Kerry reacts after his men's short program figure skating at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014.
Brian Cassella
USA’s Jeremy Abbott reacts after falling during the men's short program figure skating at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014.
Brian Cassella
USA’s Jason Brown performs during the men's short program figure skating at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014.
Brian Cassella
USA’s Jason Brown performs during the men's short program figure skating at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014.
Brian Cassella
Flower girls pick up bouquets after Japan’s Daisuke Takahashi performed during the men's short program figure skating at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014.
Brian Cassella
Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu performs during the men's short program figure skating at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014.
Brian Cassella
USA forward Patrick Kane (88) breaks between Slovakia defenseman Rene Vydareny (23) and Slovakia forward Marcel Hossa (88) with the puck in the third period period at Shayba Arena during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Thursday, February 13, 2014. The USA beat Slovakia, 7-1.
Chuck Myers
USA forward Patrick Kane (88) makes a move around Slovakia defenseman Rene Vydareny (23) in the third period at Shayba Arena during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014. The USA beat Slovakia, 7-1.
Chuck Myers
USA defenseman Ryan McDonagh (27) clears the puck away from USA goalie Jonathan Quick (32) during the third period against Slovakia at Shayba Arena, during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014. The USA beat Slovakia, 7-1.
Chuck Myers
USA goalie Jonathan Quick (32) is congratulated by teammates following a 7-1 victory over Slovakia at Shayba Arena during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014.
Chuck Myers
USA defenseman Brooks Orpik (44) congratulates USA goalie Jonathan Quick (32) following a 7-1 victory over Slovakia at Shayba Arena during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014.
Chuck Myers
Germany's Monique Angermueller lies on the ice after crashing into the wall while competing during the ladies 1000 meter race at Adler Arena during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Thursday, February 13, 2014.
Harry E. Walker
USA's Brittany Bowe competes during the ladies 1000 meter race at Adler Arena during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Thursday, February 13, 2014.
Harry E. Walker
USA's Heather Richardson competes during the ladies 1000 meter race at Adler Arena during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Thursday, February 13, 2014.
Harry E. Walker
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