TODAY | October 29, 2013
>>> all right. we are back with the countdown to sochi . 100 days until nbc heads to the winter olympic games .
>> i have to take it home, after taking home a silver med until vancouver, the u.s. women's hockey team has its eyes set on gold once again.
>> and returning, two women hoping to make that happen. halory knight and megan duggan. hey, guys.
>> all right. we're going to play in a little bit. but this is a big year for u.s. women's hockey. isn't it?
>> tell us about it.
>> we're gearing up. we're out of boston now, training hard every day and just getting ready to hopefully head to sochi and bring home a gold medal .
>> are you working arranged the clock? eating veggies, doing all the right things?
>> everything. yeah.
>> what are you looking forward to most to in sochi ? what are you most excited about?
>> getting on the ice. getting out there again and playing.
>> last time we won a silver. what are your goals?
>> approaching sochi to win a gold medal . we want to bring a gold medal back to the united states . we came up short. we're doing our best now.
>> when was the last time you got into a fight? i feel we're going to get into a fight today.
>> actually recently. it's a tough sport.
>> who were you playing?
>> about two weeks ago. against team canada .
>> friendly? any friendly advice?
>> you're going to teach us a few skills, and hillary, i'm teaming up with you. anthony is teaming up with maehgan.
>> let's do it.
>> what's the game?
>> show me how to check her.
>> okay. so -- slow down. okay. slow down.
>> okay. so are we racing?
>> yes. let's race.
>> going this way?
>> you're going this way.
>> so what's the goal?
>> you've got to go through the cones.
>> through the cones.
>> around the oits.
>> around the outside.
>> can you do that?
>> i don't know how to do it. how do you hold the stick? like this?
>> here we go.
>> hold the stick like this.
>> i don't have the gloves!
>> want to mutt my gloves on.
>> can i have your gloves?
>> while you're putting gloves on --
>> stay right there.
>> anthony , you're going to wish you --
>> smells like christmas in here. let's do t. on your mark.
>> what are we doing?
>> just around.
>> i'll follow you.
>> on your mark, get set, go, go, go! go, go!
>> ah. man. wait a minute. wait. no, no, no, no, no! [ buzzer ]
>> good one.
>> i got it. i got it. yeah! score!
>> oh, wait --
>> wait, wait, wait.
>> you guys --
>> ooh! oh -- anthony -- anthony -- anthony .
>> thank you. i'm joining you.
>> it was great. [ laughter ] great having you filling in for this very last time. when did you guys start playing hockey? when did this become your sport? how old are were you?
>> i was 5 years old.
>> did your parents have you on the ice?
>> i initially was on skis then we moved to the midwest and skis weren't really available.
>> hockey is a big sport in your world, but how big is it nationwide?
>> it's big. the girlgs in the game, incredible. especially the women's side. it's just going to continue to grow.
>> we're excited. we're going to be cheering you on in sochi , best of luck, and thanks for coming.
>> lesson learned, don't know top corner.