Sochi 2014

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Sochi 2014 Olympic Hockey Preview: Team Canada

Canada will try to defend its status as Olympic hockey champion in Sochi and it won’t be easy. Canada won’t have the home crowd or small ice surface to their advantage like they did in 2010. With 78 days until the start of the Sochi Olympics and 40 days before the team has to be […]

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Sochi 2014 Olympic Hockey Preview: Team Finland

In my final Olympic preview (Rob will finish things off with a look at team Canada tomorrow) I take a look at the country with the most medals in Olympic hockey with NHL participation: Team Finland.

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Sochi 2014 Olympic Hockey Preview: Team Switzerland

As we start to wind down our previews of the top contenders taking part in the Sochi Olympics, I tackle my toughest task: projecting Team Switzerland.

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Sochi 2014 Olympic Hockey Preview: Team Slovakia

Slovakia, once a team on the rise with a talented group of forwards is now a team in decline. Players like Ziggy Palffy, Pavol Demitra and Peter Bondra have not been replaced. They are still being carried by players that are long in the tooth and there isn’t a lot of promising young players in […]

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Sochi 2014 Olympic Hockey Preview: Team Czech Republic

In our continuing look at the top contenders participating in February’s Olympic hockey tournament, today we take a look at team Czech Republic.

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Sochi 2014 Olympic Hockey Preview: Team Sweden

Sweden enters the 2014 Olympic hockey tournament with high hopes and a new leadership core. This is no longer a group led by the likes of Mats Sundin, Peter Forsberg and Niklas Lidstrom. This team will need to be led by Henrik and Daniel Sedin, Henrik Zetterberg and Erik Karlsson.

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Sochi 2014 Olympic Hockey Preview: Team USA

With the 2014 Sochi Olympics less than three months away, we’ve started to preview some of the top teams that will hit the ice to battle for gold come February.  Yesterday, Rob took a look at Team Russia.  Next up: Team USA. 

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Sochi 2014 Olympic Hockey Preview: Team Russia

The 2014 Winter Olympic Games gets started in less than three months so I think it’s time for a preview! The Olympics start on February 7, with the men’s Olympic hockey tournament beginning on February 12. From Monday to Thursday this week and next, Tyler Wilde, Ryan Biech and myself will be previewing the rosters […]

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Rob Predicts Team Canada Olympic Hockey Roster

With only 5 days remaining before 47 of Canada’s best hockey players convene in Calgary, I figured now would be a good time to give my thoughts to how Team Canada will look at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. This “camp” will not resemble a training camp by any means, but will […]

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