He'll become the first black hockey player to take the ice for Team USA in Olympics history.
In the 98 years that hockey has been an Olympic sport, no black athlete has ever been named to a Team USA roster — until now.
20-year-old Jordan Greenway is poised to make history when he takes the ice at next month's Winter Olympics. The Boston University forward was officially named to the team's roster earlier this week, and since then, he has found himself the center of a glowing profile by Sporting News.
With NHL players absent from this year's games — the league opted not to put a break in the season schedule as they'd done in years past — Greenway is arguably the face of U.S. hockey thanks to his newfound fame. (At least for the next month or so.)