Team USA faces a tough task in facing host-country Russia in a preliminary round matchup. Follow along here!
After backstopping a 7-1 victory over Slovakia on Thursday, Jonathan Quick will start in net for Team USA on Saturday against Russia.
John Powers of the Boston Globe is covering the Olympics in Sochi and came away very impressed with Team USA’s 7-1 victory over Slovakia. Even though it wasn’t much of a contest it was a “historic” win by the home country. He explained why on T&R Friday morning.
The U.S. begins its quest for gold with its 2014 debut against Slovakia. Follow along here!
Jones talks Olympic hockey with Chris Peters from the CBS eye on Hockey blog.
Rich Keefe goes over the Men’s hockey schedule in his “Olympic Minute.”
Kathryn Tappen of the NHL Network readily admits she’s a homer, but the former NESN star is predicting big things for Team USA Men’s Hockey.
Canada has a lot of horses, but Dave Goucher of the Bruins Radio Network says to look for Finland to make some noise based on their goaltending and past success in this tournament.
Bruins defenseman Torey Krug thinks the hockey world has changed over the years, and even though Team Canada is “stacked” the gold medal is up in the air.
Billy Jaffe of NESN came on Toucher & Rich to discuss the security concerns of the Winter Olympics. From his perspective, he’s sensing much more anxiety from the broadcasters than the players.