Latvia and Switzerland may not feature an abundance of NHL players, but that doesn’t mean that they’re tournament-opening contest won’t be entertaining and high quality. There will still be some of the best hockey players in the world out on the ice as Latvia and the Swiss take part in a double-header that opens the men’s ice hockey tournament.
Switzerland will look to get started off on the right foot as they quest to play giant killers per usual, while Latvia would relish a slash in the win column to open the tournament. Jonas Hiller will need to come out of the gates strong to give his nation a chance in this preliminary contest.
Looking for how and where to watch the contest? Look no further.
Date: February 12
Start Time: 12 P.M. ET
Location: Sochi, Russia
TV Info: MSNBC
Live Stream: NBC Live Extra
Who will prevail in this matchup between two of the hockey world’s most underrated teams? Tune in to find out. Who do you think will take their opening matchup? Sound off in the comments section down below.
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