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Fresh Links: You should be watching hockey edition

Eriksson and Krejci are in action while Latvia takes on Switzerland. Rask gets in at 3am tonight. Will you stay up?

slovakia vs. sweden?
slovakia vs. sweden?
Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

What's up with the Bruins?

  • Chad Johnson will remain an important part of the Bruins lineup after the Olympics, as Tuukka Rask will be weary upon his return to the team. [YahooSports]
  • Rask will likely start in Team Finland's opening game against Austria. [NBCSports]
  • Gregory Campbell spoke about the likely difference returning to NHL action for players on break as opposed to those returning from playing in Sochi. Bonus content: A schedule of games that Bruins players are in! [BostonHerald]
  • Patrice Bergeron is included in this list of 10 NHL players to watch in Sochi. [TheStar]
  • Zdeno Chara and Team Slovakia will face Jonathan Quick in net for Team USA tomorrow. [@USAHockey]

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • if you need a reminder, this Canadian coach demonstrated the Olympic spirit. [TheStar]
  • The good people at PensBurgh are taking pledges to benefit Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation. Here's a chance for a little action on the side of NHL and Olympic hockey games for a good cause. [PensBurgh]
  • Some say that women's hockey should not be a sport, let alone an Olympic sport. Some beg to differ. [WatchThisHockey]
  • Some say this will be the last time we see the NHL sending players to the Olympics. [PatriotLedger]
  • Oh, well. Team Canada women have beaten Team USA. [PuckDaddy]