They have an uphill climb ahead of them being in Group A, the group with Russia, USA and Slovakia.
Olympic Hockey rosters, team previews, analysis and opinion.
Switzerland’s Olympic hockey team will rely on defense and goaltending, but there are top end wingers capable of snuffing out gold medal dreams of other nations.
Michael Clifford breaks down who fans can expect to see on Team Austria’s Olympic hockey roster.
Gone are greats like Nicklas Lidstrom and Daniel Alfredsson, in come younger stars like Erik Karlsson and Gabriel Landeskog.
After a stellar top-6 featuring Alex Ovechkin things get murkier for the Russian squad.
The Team USA selection committee has named it’s men’s and women’s Olympic hockey rosters and there were a couple of big name snubs on the men’s side.
Team USA has many goaltender options but narrowing them down will be a difficult task.