It's a new era in the games that not everyone supports.
The Winter Games have represented hockey in its peak form since 1998, but the NHL's decision not to send players in 2018 is business as usual for the League That Hates Its Fans.
Sochi is now infamous for the myriad of snafus and PR disasters that have permeated the Winter Olympics. Back in 2007, the year the Games were awarded to Russia, it wasn't much better. It was still totally corrupt and totally insane.