You may recall that Yahoo Sports did a little sleuthing early on in the Olympics, to see if any lucky loonies were about, when it came to hockey. And Yahoo found them.
As well, it was determined that the father of a member of the Canadian women's team was responsible for what turned out to be 'lucky loonies' as opposed to just one singular coin.
While the identity of that father was kept a secret throughout the Olympics, we now know the name of the man who brought those charmed coins to his daughter's games.
Bob Watchorn, father of Team Canada defenceman and Newcastle, Ontario native Tara Watchorn, is the man with the coins.
Apparently, Mr. Watchorn brought a number of loonies with him to Sochi and decided to carry one to each game the Canadian women played.
After each win, the dollar was brought to Canada House and taped to the bottom of a beer bottle, to be safely stored in Molson's "passport beer fridge."
The women won all five games they played on the way to a gold medal, so thatRead More »from Man behind the Sochi lucky loonie mystery identified