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Wilson out to recapture '96 magic

Updated: August 23, 2004, 11:24 AM ET
By Scott Burnside | Special to ESPN.com

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- He's got the lucky stars and stripes tie. And, of course, his father's hockey card.

But U.S. head coach Ron Wilson makes this promise on the eve of the World Cup of Hockey training camp -- no shaving of the head. And the hockey world rejoices.

"The one thing I'm not going to do is shave my head this time," Wilson told reporters as the Americans began their initial preparations in defending their championship in the inaugural World Cup of Hockey in 1996. "It didn't ...

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