The time has finally come ladies and gentlemen! Men’s Hockey competition kicks off tonight at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games taking place in Sochi, Russia.
There are two Tampa Bay Lightning players that will be taking part in the very first competition. Defenseman Radko Gudas and left wing Ondrej Palat will be representing their native Czech Republic as they go head-to-head with Henrik Lundqvist and Team Sweden.
As you can imagine, there is quite the time difference between the Bolts Nation and Sochi, Russia. So we have gathered all the information you’ll need to make sure you don’t miss a minute of the action from the 2014 Winter Olympic Games
Match: Czech Republic vs. Sweden
Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Start Time: 12:00 p.m. EST
Venue: Bolshoy Ice Dome
Network: USA Network
Live Stream: You can watch every single event in the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia at NBCOlympics.com.
At this point, it is still anyone’s game, but I can guarantee you that, at least from a Tampa Bay Lightning prospective, these young guns are hungry, and anxious to represent their respective countries on one of the biggest international stages of all.
Which team do you think is going on come out on top?