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The old and gold standard

Updated: August 20, 2004, 2:40 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | Special to ESPN.com

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- As much as these weathered American hockey faces will insist this is about the present -- that they are facing forward not looking through the back window -- there is no way to separate them from the past and the past from them.

Look at the names as they spill onto the ice at Nationwide Arena for their first World Cup of Hockey practice: Hull, Leetch, Chelios, Modano.

Keep going.

Guerin, Konawalchuk, Amonte.

Almost half of this World Cup of Hockey roster, ...

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