Things are starting to heat up in the Men’s Hockey Competition at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. Today starts the Quarterfinal Round, which means that we are in a single game elimination round.
In this encounter, the number three seed will be taking on the number eleven seed. This means that Tampa Bay Lightning captain Martin St. Louis and Team Canada will be going head to head with Tampa Bay Lightning and Syracuse Crunch goaltender Kristers Gudlevskis and Team Latvia.
The winner of the encounter will move on to the next round to face the winner of the Team USA vs. Team Czech Republic game.
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: Canada vs. Latvia
Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Start Time: 12:00 p.m. EST
Venue: Bolshoy Ice Dome
Live Stream: You can watch every single event in the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia at NBCOlympics.com.
All of the teams competing in the tournament this year came in looking to achieve Olympic greatness; all of them hungry for a win. The time has come for them to lay it all on the line. Unlike the preliminary round, you only get one shot to succeed. It is still anybody’s game; however, it will not be an easy road ahead on the path to the podium.
Which team do you think is going on come out on top?