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Mens Hockey: 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi Update

February 17th, 2014 at 6:11 PM
By Suzanna Bezyan

Now, all the preliminary round games in the men's hockey tournament of the 2014 Winter Olympics have been played and it’s time to prepare for the Qualification Playoff games on February 18.

Here is the Overall Ranking of the Preliminary Round:

1. Sweden
2. USA
3. Canada
4. Finland
5. Russia
6. Switzerland
7. Czech Republic
8. Slovenia
9. Austria
10. Slovakia
11. Latvia
12. Norway

The top 4 seeds, Sweden, USA, Canada and Finland have automatically entered to the Quarterfinals.

On Tuesday, February 18, the remaining teams (5-12) will play in the Qualification Playoff games for a spot in the Quarterfinals.

Here are the Qualification Playoff Games for February 18:

Russia vs. Norway
Switzerland vs. Latvia
Czech Republic vs. Slovakia
Slovenia vs. Austria

And here is what the Quarterfinals will look like on February 19:

Sweden vs. winner SLO-AUT
USA vs. winner CZE-SVK
Canada vs. winner SUI-LAT
Finland vs. winner RUS-NOR

'Olympics 2012' photo (c) 2012, Mike_fleming - license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

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