Local Sports Journal
USA opens up men’s hockey Group Play on Thursday in the 2014 Sochi Games in Sochi, Russia.
The team is coached by Western Michigan Christian high school alum Dan Bylsm and will open up Group A play against Slovakia.
USA will take on No. 1 seeded Russia on Saturday and will face off against Slovenia on Sunday.
Puck drop for each game is set for 7:30 a.m. EST and will be covered live by NBC. For a complete guide to NBC’s live coverage of the 2014 Sochi Games, click here.
2014 OLYMPIC MEN’S ICE HOCKEY
GROUP A: Russia (1), Slovakia (6), USA (7), Slovenia (18)
GROUP B: Finland (2), Canada (5), Norway (8), Austria (15)
Group C: Czech Republic (3), Sweeden (4), Switzerland (9), Latvia (11)
Thursday, Feb. 13
USA vs. Slovakia – 7:30 a.m. EST
Saturday, Feb. 15
USA vs. Russia – 7:30 a.m. EST
Sunday, Feb. 16
USA vs. Slovenia – 7:30 a.m. EST
Tuesday, Feb. 18
Qualification round, TBD
Wednesday, Feb. 19
Friday, Feb. 21
Saturday, Feb. 22
Bronze Medal Game – 10 a.m. EST
Sunday, Feb. 23
Gold Medal Game 7 a.m. EST