The backup goalie is different, isn't it? Backup goalies always get their names on the Cup, even if they didn't play in the playoffs. Doesn't work that way for skaters who play less than 41 games and no playoff appearances.
Not sure how the Olympics work, though.
I've never heard about that. I guess that makes sense.I just figured since he had some contributions he would get a medal (hell it wouldn't even have to be a goal, even just getting out on the ice for a shift and playing defense or something should be enough)