Do you remember the stray dogs Gus Kenworthy, the U.S. Olympic skier, brought into the hearts of millions during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi? Now many of those dogs have been adopted and found homes stateside.

Some lucky canines have even found homes with athletes of the red, white & blue. One of our many camera crews caught up with NY Rangers & Team USA hockey player, Derek Stepan and his wife, Stephanie to meet their four legged companion, Jake. 

You can read the full Sports Illustrated article here and watch Derek's story below: