The Czech Republic will take on Sweden as part of a double-header to open the 2014 Winter Olympics men’s ice hockey tournament. The competition is sure to be at a high level, even at the very beginning of the preliminary round. The Czechs are rolling out a lineup that consists of most of their golden oldies—think Jaromir Jagr and Patrik Elias—while Sweden is considered to be one of the favorites to win the Gold Medal in Sochi.
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Date: February 12
Start Time: 12 P.M. ET
Location: Sochi, Russia
TV Info: USA Network
Live Stream: NBC Live Extra
Both the Czech Republic and Sweden are teams that can produce a lot of offensive pressure if allowed to gain momentum, and it will be interesting to see how these two squads deal with jet lag and their first game on international sized ice. Will Henrik Lundqvist and Henrik Zetterberg have an answer for the likes of Jagr and Elias? Tune in to find out.
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